Meet a Match: Big Brother Nathan & Little Brother Bryan

Big Brother Nathan Barge and Little Brother Bryan were matched in March 2017 in the school based program. When they were first matched, Bryan had a lot of people moving in and out of his life. This made it a challenge for Nathan to build trust with Bryan.

Nathan relied on his Match Support Specialist and attended a training for Bigs to find strategies to connect. The support has paid off.

Bryan’s assistant principal recently shared that Nathan is truly a bright spot for Bryan. He looks forward to Nathan’s visits and has gained security from Nathan’s consistent presence and committed friendship.

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