Match of the Week – Merlin and Zeke

Zeke and Merlin have been matched through Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters since January of 2014. Prior to this match, Merlin lacked a positive male role model who could take him out to do things. Big Brother Zeke entered YBBBS with an upbeat attitude destined to change a life, but the extent of which he […]

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CV Match of the Week: Braydon & Doug

A young boy’s life choices can be heavily influenced by a positive male role model. Being a Big Brother, and giving a boy the tools to become a man can be instrumental to that boy’s success. Braydon and Doug have been matched through Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters since September of 2010. Braydon, age 17, […]

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PV Match of the Week: Amari and Greg

You don’t have to do something extraordinary to change a child’s life. Extraordinary can mean doing a deed that goes unnoticed… that is until you look back years later and see the impact it made. Being a mentor and friend to a child in need is one of the easiest and most effective ways to […]

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Match of the Week: Israel & David

Simple acts of kindness can go a long ways toward helping someone achieve success, but this is even more true with a child. This Match of the Week has fully witnessed the power of positive mentorship, and continue to watch it grow today. Dave and Israel have been matched through Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters […]

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Match of the Week: Gaven & Conrad

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! Gaven and Jeff have been an official match through Yavapai Big Brothers Bigs Sisters since August of 2014. Due to the separation […]

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Match of the Week: Dan & Matthew

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters helps to develop the ultimate friendships. Often, these friendships last a lifetime! Dan and Matthew have been an official match through Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters since March of 2013. Prior to this amazing match, Matthew was shy and reserved in his words and actions. Dan, an Information Technologist, did […]

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Match of the Week: Zachary & Carter

Zachary and Carter’s friendship took root almost the instant these two were introduced through Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters. On the day they officially became a match, Zachary sprinted outside at the first glance of his Big pulling up to his house. He stuck his hand out, and smiled with pure excitement as his new […]

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Match of the Month: Manuel & Justin

Manuel and Justin were matched in October of 2013. Both boys loved to play sports such as football and baseball, while also sharing a love for fishing, hunting, and the outdoors. Their match began at Del Rio Elementary as high school site program match, but once Justin graduated he decided to extend their relationship into […]

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Match of the Week: Dylan and Jon

The smallest deeds can serve the biggest needs. At Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, mentors serve a child’s best interest for the present as well as the future by simply being a friend. The impact a Big can have on a Little extends far beyond the time they spend together. Positive influence is instrumental in […]

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Match of the Week: Paul & Jeff

Each of us has a responsibility to make our community better. The responsibility itself may come from a religious, personal, or business commitment; but it often leads to volunteerism. Our community can only be great if we all take an active role. Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates those volunteers who have taken on the […]

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