Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC

Little Sister Shiquane and Big Sister Carleigh Knight at Fired Up!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC matches young people, the majority of whom are from single-parent families, with caring, adult mentors. “Mentoring transforms the lives of children and volunteers,” says Development Director Ashley Vandewart. “Matches spend little moments together that create big magic.” Fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities are available for individuals ages 16 and older. Volunteers are matched with youth ages 6 to 15 for activities at school, after-school or in the community. Info: 253-1470 or

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