Little Brother Andrew is an 8-year-old boy who lives with his single mom and three sisters – he would love to have some “guy time.” He plays Pokemon, rides his bike and enjoys math. Andrew would like to be a policeman when he grows up and “save the world.” He is outgoing, talkative and is excited about having […]
Thirteen-year-old Hannah lives with her grandfather, an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor, in Prescott Valley. She would like an uninhibited Big Sister who would help her make music videos while dancing with her. Her grandpa sports a big grin when he describes the music videos Hannah already has put together with friends while “performing shows” for […]
As the school year officially comes to a close, the days are suddenly warmer and longer as we welcome summer … and our community looks forward to travel and time to reconnect with friends and family. However, summer to the children of Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters is often experienced differently. The structure and predictability […]
Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters recently received a perfect score for the agency’s open and available presentation of its financial records. The score of 100% for Accountability and Transparency was awarded from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest nonprofit evaluator. This is important to us because we know you want to know how effectively your donations […]
Photo: Big Sister Lynn Baxter with her Little Sister Sapphire. They have been matched for 4 1/2 years. Lynn Baxter, Program Director for Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, was accepted for the 2017 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring at Portland State University in Oregon. Only 25 participants are allowed in the intensive four-day seminar, presenting […]
Former Big Brother John returned to Prescott to attend the high school graduation of his former Little, Shawnee, last Friday night. Shawnee will be attending college at UC Davis in Sacramento. Even though John moved away some years ago, he has stayed in touch with his Little- they are lifelong friends!
Thanks to the generosity of Jack Ray, Realtor with Realty Executives in Prescott, a Little Brother with Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters got the treat of a lifetime! Darion is a first grader at Taylor Hicks Elementary and his teacher Ms. Cole suggested he might like a fire truck ride. It was the perfect adventure […]
Randi lives in a large household of five children. She loves to read, draw, play basketball and skateboard. Sarah Prestwood is Randi’s new Big Sister. She is the farm manager at Dharma Farms in Paulden and she loves the outdoors. Sarah also likes hiking, bowling, gardening, and skateboarding. Randi is excited to have a Big […]