Catching an Indians game. Cheering on The Pacers. Playing in the park. Strawberry picking. Often times, you don’t need to do a grand gesture to make a huge impact on the people in your life. It’s usually the little things that make a big difference. Caroline Knoth knows this and that is why she loves… Read more.
On Sunday, June 26, we celebrated one of our favorite days at BBBSCI, SummerFest! This annual event celebrates successful mentoring relationships with our Bigs, Littles, and their families. This is the fifth year in a row the Marion County Fairgrounds and North American Midway have hosted BBBSCI and our matches. “(We had) a great day at… Read more.
Last month on the blog, we introduced you to some of the great kids living in the 46235 zip code waiting for a Big. More children are on the wait list for a Big in 46235 than in any other zip code in Central Indiana, and BBBSCI launched a special campaign during the months of… Read more.
The SMART program (Supportive Mentoring Through Art) is a visual art program for teens and their mentors made possible through a partnership with the Indianapolis Art Center. It is a year-long structured art program for youth between the ages of 12-18 with an interest in the visual arts. Matches attend drawing, painting, and sculpture classes taught… Read more.
Jim and Jayne Thorne know the power of mentoring and the doors it can open. Giving thoughtful one-on-one time through guidance, eating lots of ice cream, and discussing life experiences are just some of the acts of mentoring they have been able to provide to their Little Brother, Damon. Big Couple Jim & Jayne Thorne… Read more.