I was unable to join them for the taping of this show, but I can tell you that I certainly got a tremendous amount from this mentoring relationship. Still do. I encourage anyone who has thought "maybe I should look into this" to do it now. 200 girls on the waitlist. So much need, so much opportunity.
One of my contributions as a board member was to encourage the recruiting efforts to talk about how rewarding it is for the Bigs, not solely focus messaging on the needs of the Littles. Truly one of the best things I've ever done was walk in that door and say "I'd like to become a Big Sister."
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