Pop your collar, grab your Ray Bans, and join us for a Totally 80’s Bowl
for Kids’ Sake, Saturday April 1 at Valley Lanes. We’ll have throwback music,
tons of prizes, and lots of fun. No bowling skills required. Form a team with
friends, family, or co-workers and help ensure that kids in our community have
the tools they need to succeed.
Congratulations to Big Sister of the Year for the state of Virginia, our very own Erin Overstreet! Erin was matched with her Little Sister Grace in July 2008. Over the past eight years, Erin has served as a dedicated mentor to Grace and a tremendous advocate for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County.
Perdue, through the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, has invested in the academic success of local children with a $10,000 grant to support the Enhanced School-Based Mentoring Program of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's (BBBSA) commitment to evidence-based programming has long made our organization a leader in the mentoring field. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County was one of three agencies in the national network to pilot an updated measuring tool aimed at better assessing and addressing the diverse needs of the children we serve.
At our annual Start Something Big Breakfast on Tuesday, October 11, Little Sister Claudia shared how her involvement in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Young Women's Leadership Project has made a positive impact in her life.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County is seeking a Bilingual Match Support Specialist. Full-time position works closely with schools, parents, volunteers and community resources to identify and match children in the program. Must be proficient in Spanish and have a Bachelors degree.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County is a youth-services organization that pairs adult mentors in professionally guided, one-to-one matches with children facing adversity. As an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, the organization holds itself accountable for children in the program to achieve positive, measurable outcomes through research-based methods. Among other improvements, local evaluation data shows that children served progress academically, avoid delinquency, and experience increased self-confidence. Founded locally in 1976 as an outreach of Trinity Presbyterian Church, the organization is the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the state of Virginia, serving 638 children in 2015.