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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 Wisconsin 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.

A Little Brother in the Wausau School District is waiting for a high school-age Big Brother who will play outside with him. He specifically likes basketball!

A Little Sister in the Wausau School District who dreams of becoming a doctor is waiting for a Big Sister. She likes drawing, reading, making bracelets and playing board games — like Monopoly and Sorry.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northcentral Wisconsin has been serving our community since 1976. Its mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. In 2019, it 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 today at 715-848-7202 or visit www.bbbsncw.org to learn more and become a defender of potential.