Match of the Month for August: Kim and Jewels

After Kim’s Little Sister moved away, she received an email while on vacation from Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters with another potential Little. Kim told her friends and husband, who also is a Big, she wouldn’t get involved again unless she could meet the Little’s mother first. “It was important to me,” Kim said. Goose […]

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Match of the month – Gema

Gema remembers clearly the first day she spent as Little Sister to Big Couple Bob and Deborah. She was only four when her mother requested a match– too young to officially start – but they met and Deborah recalls falling in love with Gema at the first sight of her big brown eyes and sweet […]

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Match of the Month: Roger & Marion and Skyler

When joy is present in a child’s heart, his future can be filled with hope. Big Brothers and Big Sisters spark hope through their compassion and willingness to make a difference. Roger and Marion have been a couple’s match with their Little Skyler since April of 2013. Skyler lives in a busy household with five […]

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Match of the Month: Gavin & Gary

To hear about the impact a Big Brother can have on a child is completely different than actually seeing this impact firsthand. You can change a child’s life Fundamentally. For the Better. Forever! Gavin and Gary have been matched through Yavapai Big Brothers Bigs Sisters since April of 2010. Gary’s family is often involved with […]

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Match of the Month: Sarah and the Kille Family

Mark and Amy have a strong desire to help others. As parents they wanted to share this with their three daughters. It was Amy’s idea to become involved with Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, but Mark quickly agreed to a family match. The couple had been looking for an avenue to help children in our […]

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Match of the Month: Jacob & Stuart

Jacob and Stuart are prime examples of what is possible through Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters. Illustrated below is their unique match story which has grown over a 2 year span. Originally, Jacob (13) needed a stable friend he could count on, and Stuart realized he had some free time and wanted to share his […]

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Match of the Month: Norm and Dalton

To many, the number 21 is seen as a coming of age, a time to fully cross into adulthood carrying a new set of freedoms. However, for Norm that number holds even greater significance, because 21 years ago he decided to become a Big Brother and change the life of an at-risk boy. Little did […]

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Match of the Month: Wyatt & Scott

Children facing adversity need friends to encourage them through the toughest times. Become a Big, create a new chapter, change a child’s life, and have fun doing it! Wyatt and Scott truly enjoy spending time with one another. This relationship, which was built on common interests, began in February of 2014. Prior to his match […]

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Match of the Week: Keeden and Roger

A distinguished leader once stated, “Life isn’t about getting and having, it is about giving and being.” Become a Big, and offer your friendship to a child facing adversity! Roger and Little Keeden were matched November of 2014. Keeden needed a Big Brother because his father is not in his life. Roger, an Embry Riddle […]

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Match of the Week: Bob & Carol Lee and Zack

When joy is present in a child’s heart, his future can be filled with hope. Big Brothers and Big Sisters spark hope through their compassion and willingness to make a difference. Bob and Carol Lee have been a couple’s match with their Little Zack since May of 2009. When Zack entered the Yavapai Big Brothers […]

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