KNOXVILLE, TN (December 30, 2019) A Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee Match has been featured on Humans of New York (HONY), an internationally acclaimed photoblog collected on the streets of New York City.
The posts – one from the perspective of Little Brother Brandon, and the other from the perspective of Little Brother Adam – have nearly 1.5 million likes on Facebook and Instagram in less than 24 hours.
• Read Little Brother Brandon’s story on Facebook.
• Read Big Brother Adam’s story on Facebook.
• See Brandon’s story on Instagram.
• See Adam’s story on Instagram.
HONY’s spotlight comes as BBBS-ETN prepares to celebrate National Mentoring Month in January. This wonderful Match feature underscores the impact of our work, and it’s an important reminder of the urgent need for mentors.
More than 100 kids – kids just like Brandon – are waiting a mentor right now! We hope you’ll read and share the HONY posts; and, while you’re at it, tag one person who you think should apply to be a Big Brother or Big Sister.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee
Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee ignites potential in children through strong and enduring, professionally supported one‐to‐one relationships that change lives for the better, forever. Children enrolled in the program achieve measurable outcomes, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 49-year history in the Knoxville area. Learn more at tennesseebig.org.