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Children Waiting for a Big Brother or Big Sister

Jordan is a sensitive and compassionate 12 year old Caucasian male. He lives with his single mom and does not have any siblings. He is located near Richmond Park in Grand Rapids. Jordan enjoys science, soccer, fishing, legos, boy scouts, singing/acting and art. Jordan needs a Big Brother who could help increase his self-esteem and social skills.

If you are interested in becoming a Big Brother to Jordan, please contact Mallory West at (616) 284-5864 or to email her, click here.


Dawit is a 13 year old African American male who lives in the Kentwood area.  Dawit desires a Big Brother who can encourage and support him with his interest in sports.  Dawit particularly loves soccer and would love a Big Brother who could support him by attending games and practicing with him when they are able.  Dawit’s two younger brothers take up much of his single mom’s time, and she is not able to participate in his sports activities as much as he would like.  Dawit loves the outdoors, playing video games, baseball, running cross country, and he loves drawing and art.  Dawit longs for a male figure in his life with whom he can have male interests and have fun.

If you would like to become Dawit’s Big Brother, please contact Tracy Straw at 616.774.4616. or to email her click here.    


Hunter is a funny and likeable 13 year old Caucasian teenager. He lives with his single mother, grandmother and sister who is expecting a baby. They reside off Plainfield north of Grand Rapids. Hunterer enjoys basketball, swimming, fishing, video games, rollerblading, playing on the computer and is curious about hunting. Hunter needs an active and committed Big Brother to encourage him to make good decisions and to help expand his life experiences.

If you are interested in becoming a Big Brother to Hunter, please contact Mallory West at 616.284.5864 or to email her, click here.


Jesse is a 11 year old Caucasion boy who lives with his single mother on the south west side of town. He is a nice, laid back, friendly and active boy. He enjoys one on one time and really wants to have a Big Brother who enjoys sports and will encourage him in his academics. He also enjoys bowling, video games, art, music, movies, building, skating and cooking. He wants to be a police officer when he grows up.

If you are interested in becoming Jesse’s Big Brother please contact Dawn Anderson at 616.774.4625 or to email her, click here.


Shamon is a an energetic African-American twelve year old boy in need of a Big Brother. He resides with his mom and siblings on the NE side of town. Shamon needs a caring Big Brother who can encourage him with his academics and help him learn to manage his emotions. Shamon has a great sense of humor and can be very comical. Shamon enjoys being active and likes sports, skating, and playing video games. He would like to become a chef when he grows up.

A patient Big Brother who would like to spend time with Shamon should contact Tracy Straw at 616.774.4616 or to email her, click here.