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Review for Big Brothers Big Sisters Northwest, Portland, OR, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am excited to become a "Big" with Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest. This organization serves an 8-county region covering Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington, providing caring mentors who really make a difference in the lives of the children they mentor. I believe passionately that we really can change lives, one child at a time, and that the experience of bonding with a caring adult mentor outside of the child's immediate family has a positive effect that will change that child's life. I'm proud to support Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia Northwest and urge you to join me!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've met a number of Bigs and Littles who have been involved with the organization and heard their touching stories. I've also seen first-hand the difference a caring adult makes in the life of a child close to me.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Help it raise more private money so that it doesn't need to worry so much about government cutbacks!

Role:  Donor & I am a donor to the organization and have completed my screening in order to become a volunteer. I do know from past experience as a foster parent the value of Big Brothers Big Sisters' mentoring programs. As a volunteer, I will be spending 1-2 hours pe.