Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region
start something
Summer 2014
The Start Something Newsletter is a bi-annual publication of 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico. In an effort to "go green" and produce a more affordable newsletter, we decided to an online publication rather than our usual print publication.

If you prefer we use a different email address than the one we currently have on file, or if your email address will be changing, please email Carissa Eret, Marketing Coordinator at 
In This Issue

Hats Off To The Grad!
Not many high schoolers can say they've recorded a professional T.V Public Service Announcement with actor Wes Studi, but that's just one of the many adventures Javier has had in his eight year match with his Big Brother Kirt. 


Regional Goals 2014

Forty five board members, Regional Directors and Leadership Team members gathered at Hotel Santa Fe on March 1st  to discuss how to mentor more kids in 2014.  Read More 

Stand UP if you want Change.
 "We always complain about the problems here, such as high crime rate, drug problem, and high dropout rates, but what do we do about it?"  Read More...

Our Everyday Hero 
Congrats Everyday Hometown Hero Connor Browne!
Congrats Everyday Hometown Hero Connor Browne

About Us
Our Mission is tprovide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.


Our Vision is that all children achieve
success in life.


Accountability: We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community to hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving

  • Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships
  • Avoidance of risky behaviors
  • Educational Success

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from June 2013-May 2014.

10 Years and Counting...
Some friendships never end, despite great distance
Susan and Ayanna were matched on March 13, 2004. Fast forward to 2010. 
After six years of hanging out together, having lots of new adventures, and developing a wonderful friendship, Ayanna moved to Colorado to live with her father. Despite the move, Susan continued to be there for Ayanna.

  Save The Date  
October 11, 2014

Donate Your Unwanted Vehicle to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern NM Through Give Hope a Ride Vehicle Donation Program.

Thank You To All Who Made Our 2014 Bowl For Kids' Sake SUPER! 
Bowl For Kids' Sake slideshow
Bowl For Kids' Sake slideshow

At a Glance:
164 teams participated   
743 Total bowlers participated.
$62,200 in sponsorships