IN THE NEWS
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...
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...