Big Draft Class of 2020: Jeremy
"It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity because you get to directly, positively impact someone’s life. It takes you away from the drudge of day-to-day life and you just get to pour into and invest in someone else’s life.You’ll learn so much about yourself and take a lot away from it, too. It’s rewarding and inspiring.”Full Article
Big Brothers Big Sisters and the NFL Inspire Change Foundation launch ‘The Big Draft' presented by Honeywell
Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City (BBBSKC) is teaming up with the NFL Inspire Change Foundation for “The Big Draft," presented by Honeywell, to draft a new class of Bigs by April 30, 2021.Full Article
Building forts and friendships: John & Zane’s story
Zane is an energetic 11 year-old with a big imagination and endless creativity. John is a born-and-raised Kansas Citian who works at a local accounting firm in the northland. Together, they’re a Big and Little with a serious passion for building box forts. How it all started A few years ago, John got a chance to see the BBBSKC program in action when his roommate got matched with a Little. He enjoyed hanging out with his roommate and his Little and decided that he wanted to get matched, too!Full Article
M’Sharra: "I Want to Inspire a Love for Reading and Writing"
“I want to pursue a career in creative writing. My interest in writing was originally sparked by my enjoyment of reading books ever since I was a little girl. As a high school student, writing became a way of expression for me. Some of my writings were acknowledged by both teachers and peers from different platforms. These writings turned into early publishing opportunities and fueled my aspiration to become a creative writer.Full Article
Kyra: "I'm Confident and Ready"
“I feel that many individuals are afraid of speaking on things they feel should be different — but not me. It makes me proud that I’ve developed this forceful drive at such a young age. I love that I feel confident voicing my opinions, as I never know the impact I may cause one day.Full Article