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Editor’s note: This is one of a series of weekly features to assist Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northcentral Wissconsin find “Bigs” for “Littles” who are waiting for a mentor who can be a positive influence in their lives. Read on to learn more.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin is searching for volunteers to become “Bigs” to these “Littles” who are waiting for a mentor.

An 8-year-old Little Sister in the Merrill School District is looking for the perfect Big Sister: Someone willing to go into the school and help build LEGO projects, talk about Harry Potter, and play with Barbie dolls.

A 13-year-old Little Brother in the Merrill School District who loves science is also waiting for a Big. The perfect candidate for this Little would be an adult Big Brother who would be willing to hang out at school and do science experiments together.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin has been serving our community since 1976.  Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.  In 2019 we served 348 at-risk youth in a mentoring relationship.  By becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister, you can make a lasting difference in a child’s life.

And you will both be forever changed by the experience.

If you’ve been waiting for the time to volunteer, this is it. Call us today at 715-848-7202 or visit www.bbbbsncw.org) to learn more and become a defender of potential.