Thank you, Mast General Store in Asheville, for your August “Round Up” campaign that raised $4,400 for BBBS of Western North Carolina. And thank you to the shoppers who threw in an additional $171 in donation jars!
Congratulations to this past year’s amazing team of Project MARS/AmeriCorps members! We celebrated the end of their service year recently at Lake Logan, and we were all moved by the personal reflections and stories of impact that they shared. We
Our push to provide mentors for kids in new counties means we have added more staff (again!). Debra Keener-England and Stephanie Murphy (at right, respectively, in the photo above) are new Program Coordinators in Cherokee County. They join Gloria Dockery
In this short video (click on the photo below), Lelia Duncan, Regional Executive Director for BBBSWNC, talks about our Delta-related COVID protocols. For now, she says, face-to-face meetings between Bigs and Littles are still allowed, but masks are recommended. Group
Each quarter, Project MARS/AmeriCorps collects “Great Stories” from its members in which they reflect on their experiences mentoring in the classroom and the progress they see students making. This month’s story comes from Sam Cross. This has been a trying