Local Mentor Program Undergoes Changes

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — The local Big Brothers Big Sisters club went through a number of staffing changes over the past few months. Organizers say they’re slowly trying to rebuild and improve the program. “We are looking to get back to kind of our quality service, make sure that we serve the kids that we … Continue reading »

BBBS Ranked as Top Nonprofit

EUGENE, Ore. — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lane County is a top nonprofit in Oregon, based on a survey conducted by Oregon Business Magazine. The magazine’s survey ranked nonprofits based on how the agency treats its employees and how it communicates as an agency internally and externally. BBBS of Lane County recently moved to … Continue reading »

Kids Anxiously Wait for Mentors to Step Up

EUGENE, Ore. —  There’s a long waiting list for boys waiting to be matched with a big brother in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lane County. Some kids have been waiting more than six months to get the call. Those of us with siblings and stay at home parents probably take that for granted. … Continue reading »

Big Brothers, Big Sisters: Making the Perfect Match

EUGENE, Ore. — A lifetime bond–that’s what Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Lane County says you will get if you sign up to be a “big” for one of the dozens of kids waiting for a mentor. A couple of hours a week–that’s all Big Brothers Big Sisters says it takes to make a difference. … Continue reading »