Eye on the Community: Big Sister Marla

Our volunteers are the hidden heroes of our Riverside and San Bernardino communities. The consistency and connection provided by mentors like Marla—a single mom, teacher, Riverside resident and Big Sister to Yaretzi—is more important than ever.

Listen to Marla’s August 18 interview on KFROG 95.1 where she talks about her experience being a Big Sister during the segment of Eye on the Community with Steven John.


2021 Big Sister of the Year

Estela always knew she wanted to help raise up her community by getting involved in a local nonprofit, so when she heard about Big Brothers Big Sisters, she jumped at the opportunity to make a difference.

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2021 Big Brother of the Year

Nathan was first introduced to Big Brothers Big Sisters in college and was moved to action after hearing the impact mentorship can have on the high school graduation rates of underserved youth. With a passion for education, Nathan knew he had to get involved.

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