Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham Overcoming Social Distancing

| March 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

By Chuck Chandler

The critical health concepts of social distancing go against the very fabric of Big Brothers Big Sisters, which is dedicated to helping youths through one-on-one time with caring adults.

Whether it’s a car ride, shooting hoops or getting a slice of pizza, the hours spent together are a crucial aspect of the nonprofit organization that matches about 1,400 girls and boys with men and women mentors around Birmingham. Those efforts are being pushed in a different direction by the demands of the coronavirus.

While “Littles” and “Bigs” normally spend several hours each month together, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Greater Birmingham is working overtime finding ways to overcome self-quarantine mandates.

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