Big things happen in little ways every day for thousands of children across the Twin Cities.
It’s the Little Brother whose Big Brother encourages him to achieve his dreams. It’s the Big Sister who says time with her Little Sister is the best part of her week. It’s the Supporter who knows his contribution is making life-changing friendships happen.
“It’s nice, because you have someone to talk to when you need to,” Little Brother Eli
That’s a change from Eli’s shyness in the early days of their match. Big Brother Karl remembers driving around quietly until eventually 10-year old Eli would pipe up from the backseat with whatever was on his mind that day, usually Legos or Pokémon. Today, Karl and 16-year-old Eli talk about guitar and marriage equality and Eli’s big plans for when he goes away to college, and everything in between.