Real Life Stories

In our lives, each of us has shared an important connection with someone who broadened our horizons and brought hope into our lives.

It was the person who laughed at your jokes, taught you to throw that perfect spiral, or sat in the front row to cheer you on, even when it was embarrassing. These are the little moments that Big Brothers and Big Sisters experience every day.

These real life stories are just a few of the ways Big Brothers Big Sisters is changing lives and communities forever.

Now Accepting Nominations for Big Brother & Big Sister of the Year!

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Nominate your Big Brother or Big Sister to receive the Delaware “Big of the Year” Award!

Calling all Little Brothers & Sisters: Tell us in 200 words or less “How your Big Brother or Big Sister has made a difference in your life”. (Parents are welcome to assist younger children...Read More »


Congratulations Javier - Class of 2015!

“Tonight I had the distinct honor of attending the graduation of Javier at University of Delaware’s Bob Carpenter Center. I first met Javier in February 2006 when he was a 3rd grader and was selected to be my “little brother” [I can no longer call him that as you...Read More »


One Big Brother Makes a Big Difference

I had long considered volunteering at Big Brothers Big Sisters. But it was not until I attended a breakfast for the organization with a friend that my mind was made up.

A mother of a Little Brother stood up and told her personal story.  It touched me and at that...Read More »


Mentors Give Back To Our Country And To Kids As Well!

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware we are proud to salute two of our mentors who are not only heroes in our country but are heroes to their “Little” Brother and “Little” Sister in our program.

Air Force Staff Sergeant, Christina Rosado has been in the Big Brothers Big Sisters...Read More »