Andy Kirkaldy

ADDISON COUNTY — The nationally known Big Brothers Big Sisters program is looking to expand its Vermont effort into Addison County starting in September, and a veteran worker with local youths and students will be leading the way.


Big Sister mentor figures out how to be there for her Little Sister in spite of pandemic

Julianne Eagan, a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont, hit it off immediately with her Little Sister, Ariannah Carter, a fourth grader at the Academy School in Brattleboro...


Big Brothers Big Sisters makes shift to virtual activities amid virus

By Shane Covey

BRATTLEBORO — If your family uses a nerf basketball hoop to play H.O.R.S.E. in the basement or holds a pie-eating contest in the dining room, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont would like to see it...


Giving Tuesday encourages communities to support non profits

Giving Tuesday typically happens around the holidays, but the movement launched an additional Giving Tuesday on May 5, 2020 in response to COVID 19...


Public is invited to The BIG Night In

With the cancellation of the 39th Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, which is the largest fundraising activity of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont, a fun new virtual campaign has been launched: The BIG Night In...


Helping Shape Future

By Nancy A. Olson, Reformer Correspondent

BRATTLEBORO — Kimberley Diemond, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont, knows how having a mentor can change someone's future...


Big Brothers-Big Sisters Chapter Opens In Newport

By: Christopher Roy


A recently formed Big Brothers-Big Sisters program for the Newport area is off and running. The program is designed to connect children to adults who serve as their mentors...


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont Responds to Opioid Epidemic

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Vermont announced today that they are the recipient of two federal grant...


Jay Peak Resort Commits $2000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters Making the Program a Reality

Thanks to the commitment of the Department of Health and Jay Peak Resort, Orleans and Northern Essex Counties will begin...


Windham County Program Goes Statewide

After more than four decades affiliated with Youth Services, the mentoring program Big Brothers Big Sisters of Windham County will expand statewide...



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