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Jody M.

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Review for Big Brothers-Big Sisters of East Central Indiana Inc, Muncie, IN, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been in the BBBS program for 9 years now and my little and I have been together for 8 years this October. I am a Christian and being a Big was put on my heart by the Lord. My experiences with my little and the agency have been wonderful and even at times life changing. My little comes from a "special needs" family so there have been some hard times for their family over the years and together we have made it through them. The agency has been so wonderful to us and to every child that comes through their doors and I know this first hand because I have had the priviledge of working for the agency temporarily and have been involved in numerous activities, committees and fundraising events over the years. I have seen them cry when a Big decided that they didn't want to keep the little that they had been matched with, I have seen them spend many nights working over to make sure that an event that 20 people might show up for is "perfect", I have seen them ask for help and fight for money to keep their doors open in a failing economy. I have witnessed what caring about others means to the point that it takes the greater part of their lives to accomplish it. Children need mentors, they need support and they need someone who cares. That is what our BBBS Agency provides for the children in our community! Thank You BBBS of Delaware County for everything that you do. You are loved and appreciated

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

I would like to see the United Way open their specifications on hiring Match Coordinators to include candidates that have 2 year degrees as well as 4 year degrees. I would also like to see less turn over, as it is hard for the bigs and littles to adjust to new people. Thank you Taryn Poti and Sally Brashear for your continued commitment and never ending perserverance

Role:  Volunteer & a little of everything.