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[29 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

by: Jessica Gould, Big Brothers Big Sisters
On Thursday, March 29th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington partnered with Great Wolf Lodge employees (who refer to themselves as Pack Members) for the 2nd annual Kinect Bowl.  The event took place at the Great Wolf Lodge and paired Pack Members with Littles waiting for Bigs for an evening of fun, a BBQ dinner and a friendly bowling competition between the kids and the adults using 10 Xbox Kinect systems.  The event gave Littles on the waiting list a glimpse of what …

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[28 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

Written by: Jessica Gould, Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington has been an active non-profit inThurstonCountysince 1986. Since then, hundreds of matches between mentors (Bigs) and youth (Littles) have been made, monitored and celebrated. Nationally, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has been the premier mentoring agency for over 100 years. Research on the benefits for mentored youth are overwhelmingly positive and we see the impact match relationships have on youth and our community first-hand. These observations are supported by evidence-based research which proves that children …