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Statistically, I am supposed to be dead, in jail, or homeless. At 14, I'd been kicked out of so many foster homes that it became a game to me. I acted out because I didn't trust anyone, and I didn't expect that to change any time soon. So, how come I didn't end up as yet another statistic? ONE. CARING. ADULT.
Stephanie is like the comic relief on the show, but in real life, she is conquering serious issues and works with different charities.
What does it mean to be an "adult"? One hundred years ago, you were considered an adult at age 18, or even younger by societal
When I was hired as CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County (BBBS) three years ago, my board chair at the time lovingly described me to the team as an "executioner;" nervous laughter ensued.
I hate to break it to you, but a $10 million donation to increase Harvard's endowment doesn't have nearly the same impact as a similar gift to an institution aimed at social betterment.
We're constantly looking for ways to expand our reach and help more children so we can continue with what we know works. Teaming up with Mike Trout will increase awareness nationally and allow us to serve more children locally.
In terms of corporate giving, social responsibility programs have become pillars on which businesses stand. They build trust with employees, customers and stakeholders alike. Engaging employees strengthens bonds, creates loyalty and makes individuals more productive.
Think back to your childhood and the adults who influenced you to become who you are today. The person who encouraged you
Instead of twiddling our thumbs waiting for Congress to act or continuously searching for the shiny new solution, maybe we should consider expanding a solution that has been around for a century.
Surrounded by death during the AIDS crisis, Larry Bennett wanted to focus on something happier and more positive, namely his desire to be a Big Brother and care for children.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chesapeake is the largest mentoring organization in the Baltimore area, with more than
What are you reading? What was the last book you read? These are two of my favorite questions to ask in order to jump start a conversation with an old friend or a new acquaintance.
Growing up in St. Louis, I was lucky to have several mentors that took me under their wing and helped me navigate humble beginnings. Others have worked diligently to help me accomplish what I have. It's my responsibility to offer the same to those that follow me.
This week, I've been thinking about A, the first boy I mentored through Big Brothers Big Sisters. It was his birthday this week, and I try to send him birthday wishes each year, even though I'm no longer his Big Brother.
Eight years ago, I realized I had the strong desire to make a difference in the life of a child and became a "big sister" to a ten-year old girl. It was one of the best decisions of my life.
Now that school's back in session, there are more opportunities than ever to give back and make a real difference in your community. Consider service opportunities to benefit school-age children and help other members of the community too.