Walk With ME: A Message from our CEO

Walk with Me Wanted: A person who reserves judgment, helps me navigate rough terrains, maybe even pulls me out of quicksand when I lose my footing from time to time, someone who cares about things that are important to me or who will help me live a fuller life. I met a wonderful woman last week during the NFL playoffs – I don’t even know who won the games because we were engrossed in our conversation for hours. A complete stranger who was younger than me, looked nothing like me, from a different background, and maybe a bit standoffish – I mean we actually did crash their party so an attitude was fair game. But for some reason we were drawn to each other. You know that kind of connection wher

Match of the Week: A Personal Letter From AAA Employee Big- Michele

I’d like to start off by thanking AAA and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit for giving me the opportunity to be a mentor. It has truly been an eye opening experience and I am grateful to be part of such an incredible program. I thought a lot about what I was going to say today because there are so many reasons to love the career buddies program and so much I have learned from my experience as a mentor, but I decided since we have such a short amount of time it would be best to talk about how the program has impacted me personally. There is an old Chinese proverb that says: “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want

Happy National Mentoring Month 2018- Match of the Week!

The picture of our Match of the Week- Little, Damya teaching her Big, Trudi arts & crafts is priceless! Trudi has been a Big in the Comcast Beyond School Walls work site mentoring program since 2010. Her previous Little graduated from elementary school last year and Trudi was eager to participate again with a new Little in the 2017-2018 school year! Trudi admires children's energy and her new Little, Damya, has a lot of it! Damaya loves being physically active, playing games like tag and hide-and-seek and swimming. Damya is looking forward to working with Trudi this school year. She hopes her new Big can help her with math and tell her funny jokes.The new match's first meeting was very exc

 
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As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18.

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