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Jewish Big Brother Big Sister Program Changes Lives


“He was a part of my life and that was it.”

When Jared Raitzyk was seven years old, his mother reached out to the Jewish Big Brother Big Sister program overseen by Jewish Community Services. Now more than 25 years later, his big brother, Seth Katzen, remains an important member of his family.

On this episode of Pull Up A Chair, we talk with Jared and Seth about how a mentorship program that was supposed to be for two years, has lasted a lifetime.

100 New Big Brothers Sought to Mentor Baltimore Youth


bigbrosThe local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters had a lot of new signups following April’s unrest. But on the Big Brothers side, follow-through has been lacking.