Match Enrichment

Project led by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fairfield County

About the project.

Match Enrichment activities are structured by the agency and provided to our Little (youth being served by BBBS) and their Big (volunteer mentor).

The first 6 months of a new match the Big and Little are expected to do activities in the community and not at the Big’s home. It can be difficult for some volunteers to be creative with their monthly activities. Match enrichment activities help build strength in their relationship, build trust, and provide some structure when the match is forming their friendship.

These activities combine social-emotional, STEM, and the 40 developmental assets with fun and creativity. Each match will receive a box of 3 to 6 activities and the supplies to do on their own or at our office during a group match enrichment evening. By providing structured activities to our matches, it reduces the financial burden on the volunteer.

In order to provide the match enrichment boxes, we ask for support from the community. The youth are age 6-18, 67% of the Littles come from low income, single head of households. Our volunteer Bigs provide exposure to new opportunities, new experiences and build life skills for the Little they are matched with. Our agency would like to provide a few activities to help them grow their relationship and try new things. If we receive partial funding for our project, will we purchase fewer of the items or reduce the number of activities provided based on each match.

Each match has different levels of engagement to new opportunities and we will decide who gets a box based on that. 

FAO staff comments.

Bigs provide vital mentorship to the Littles they work with. This project led by Big Brothers Big Sisters will provide match enrichment boxes to help Bigs and Littles develop a relationship that is key to the success of the program.

Project Status
Areas of Investment
Community & Economic Development
Funds Raised

Provide 3 - 6 activities for Bigs and Littles to build their relationships and trust

Benefits 1 county
  • Hocking

Want to learn more?

Contact FAO at 740.753.1111 or with any questions.


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