Big Need: Big Brothers Big Sisters helps kids, needs mentors


BLOOMINGTON — As Michael Marmion talked with Mike Wolf, Marmion solved a seven-by-seven Rubik's Cube puzzle in a few minutes. "It's that sense of accomplishment," Marmion said when .. (Continued...)

Big Brothers Big Sisters Making Big Push for Mentors


BLOOMINGTON- It's National Mentoring Month and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central illinois is making a big push for volunteers. Jourdan Bellgardt, a Case Work Supervisor, says, "Anybody can be a.. (Continued...)

200 kids on mentoring wait list


CHAMPAIGN -- Big Brothers, Big Sisters says it's short on volunteers. January is National Mentoring Month. Keira and her big sister, Nia, have been paired for months now, but not all the kids in t.. (Continued...)

Illinois residents rank high in volunteering of time and talents


DECATUR – Illinoisans aren't shy when it comes to rolling up their sleeves and helping others. That's according to recent numbers from the Volunteering and Civic Life report, which show.. (Continued...)

Decatur Big Brother garners statewide honor


DECATUR -- Mark Floerke and C.J. Barbee became lunch buddies at Brush College School in 2009. They've been together ever since, a mutually rewarding relationship in the Big Brothers Big S.. (Continued...)