Our Stories

Meet Isobel & Izzy

Check out our November Match of the Month featuring Douglas Co. Big, Isobel, and Little, Izzy! They have been matched 2 years and instantly bonded over art and making jewelry.    What were you nervous or worried about prior to meeting for the first t...

Posted by Lauren Jones at November 02, 2022

Meet Susan & Grecia

Susan and Grecia were matched in Shawnee County in October 2014 when Grecia was 8. Over the years they've been matched, the two have become the best of friends doing things like hiking around Shawnee County, binging Netflix'...

Posted by Ashley Lawless at October 25, 2022

Big Spotlight: Luke Oborny

Check out our #BigSpotlight featuring Ellis Co. Big, Luke Oborny! He has been matched with Lane for over 2 years! What do you love most about being a Big? Sharing some of my favorite things to do as a child with my little brother. Being a Big allows me to remain a ...

Posted by Blog Author at August 24, 2022

Big Spotlight: Robby Jeffries

Check out our #BigSpotlight featuring Douglas Co. Big, Robby Jeffries! He has been matched with Kai for over 2 years! What do you love most about being a Big? I really enjoy the companionship you develop. I am a kid at heart and get to play to that part of me when ha...

Posted by Blog Author at August 17, 2022

Big Spotlight: Janet Foster

Check out our #BigSpotlight featuring Sedgwick Co. Big, Janet Foster! She has been matched with Amaya for 7 months! What do you love most about being a Big? The part I love most about being a Big is my new friendship with my Little Amaya! It means more to me than I ...

Posted by Blog Author at July 14, 2022

Big Spotlight: Kathy Rosenbald

Check out our #BigSpotlight featuring Crawford Co. Big, Kathy Rosenbald! She has been matched with Sabrina for 3 years and they see each other consistently every week. Alongside being an amazing Big, Kathy participates in our fundraising activities, such as Brews and...

Posted by Blog Author at June 09, 2022

Big Spotlight: Eric Burr

Check out our #BigSpotlight featuring Cowley County Big, Eric Burr! Eric has been matched with his Little, Brody, since November 8, 2017. What do you love most about being a Big? What I love most is the opportunity to be a mentor. What is your favorite match activ...

Posted by Blog Author at May 18, 2022

Big Spotlight: Joe Sellens

Check out our #BigSpotlight featuring Shawnee County Big, Joe Sellens! He is a consistent, reliable friend to his Little, Aidan, whether it's grabbing an ice cream or sitting down to talk. The two have been matched since July 21, 2020. What do you love most about bei...

Posted by Blog Author at May 12, 2022

Lifelong Friends: Big Sister Caitlin and Little Sister Isabell

Although Big Sister Caitlin and Little Sister Isabell have been matched just over a year and a half ago, they quickly became best friends and plan to stay matched for a long time. The Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters (KSBBBS) volunteer mentoring program requires a min...

Posted by Blog Author at April 23, 2021