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Bigs Going Beyond

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands has the best mentors! They take time out of their busy lives to connect and create strong, lasting relationships with youth here in our community. Thank you to the hundreds of dedicated and caring mentors who make a big impact every day.

We want to give a special shout-out to those mentors who helped grow the BBBS mission beyond their match. Our mentors step up in many ways throughout the year. Whether posing for professional photos or speaking at an event, we couldn’t be more grateful for your help in the success of our mission.

BS Frances Hunter - Participated in MENTOR Nebraska's match photoshoot

BB Nick Huff – Shared match story at Big Basketball Bash; read for Bash radio ad

BB Robert Patterson - Wrote a Big Blog post about his match for 60 MENtors in 60 Days

MentorU Mentor Amy Donahue - Wrote a Big Blog post about her MentorU experience

BB Adrian Fuentes - Gave media interview

MentorU mentor Matt Burke – Shared match story at Fore Potential

BB Joel Sutphin – BFKS featured match

BS Amber Phipps – Share match story at Match Makers Luncheon

BB Grant Kroll - Gave media interview

BB Nate Shanmugam - Gave media interview

BB Jim Martin - Interviewed by media for winning BB of the Year

BS Stephanie Radda – BFKS featured match

BS Ronda Streit and her LS - Interviewed by media for winning LS of the Year

BB Erik Bird - Interview with Hurrdat Sports Radio; wrote year-end fundraising letter to Bigs

Thank you to all those who golfed at Fore Potential, bowled at Bowl for Kids’ Sake and cheered along during Bash. And to those who donated, fundraised, shared social media posts and more!

There are many more ways for mentors to get involved in 2024! Reach out to your Match Support Specialist to learn more or check out for upcoming events, etc.