WFFT"s Kristen Kirchhaine hung out with seven year old Vincent at Lawton Park. They spent time playing, enjoying the weather, and talking about why Vincent would like a Big Brother.
Chuck Pagano was the Keynote Speaker at Thursday Nights Big Brothers / Big Sisters Gourmet Dinner. The event was held to help raise awareness and money for the program. WFFT's Christina Aguayo has a One on One interview with The Coach.
After an unsuccessful match, 12 year old Aquaries is back on the Big Brothers Big Sisters waiting list.
Nine year old Aniya is on the waiting list for a Big Sisters. She spent time with WFFT at Hedgehog Press showing off her artistic side and talking about why she wants a Big.
Ten year old Jennifer loves art so Painting With a Twist was right up her alley!
The Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana event is coming up and this year organizers have a special treat!
Meet Antony, a thirteen year old who is on the waiting list for a Big Brother.
Eight year old Omar came into the WFFT studio for a tour and to talk about why he wants a Big Brother.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is holding the "Bowl For Kids Sake" all month at the Thunderbowl off Lafayette Street.
Eight year old Andre is the oldest boy in his family and says that is a big part of the reason he'd like a Big Brother.
WFFT's Kristen Kirchhaine and eight year old Makayla spent time at Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink.
Helping children in the community is the goal of Big Brothers Big Sisters, a goal made possible by those that participate in their yearly "Bowl For Kids Sake" fundraiser.
WFFT's Kristen Kirchhaine spent time with eight year old Daviona. They painted together at Bisque It Pottery Painting Studio and talked about what Daviona would like to do with a Big Sister.
Connor is an easy going 8 year old who is hoping for a fun loving Big Brother.
Jayden is hoping for a Big Brother who can help him discover new interests.
Meet 10 year old Corteriyon. WFFT spent time with him at Lazer X playing games and talking about why he would like a Big Brother.
Find out more about "Bowl For Kids' Sake", a fundraiser to help support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana has many ways for community members to get involved and give back. Here is a look at the wide range of programs offered.
Here are a few kids we've previously featured on Start Something Big, that are still on the Big Brothers Big Sisters waiting list.
Meet nine year old Kaiden. WFFT's Kristen Kirchhaine spend time with him at the Gerig Activities Center on the Summit Campus.
WFFT's Kristen Kirchhaine introduces us to seven year old Tyler. He hopes to soon be matched with a Big Brother who shares his interest in technology.
Meet ten year old Owen. He hopes to soon be matched with a Big Brother who shares his passion for cars.
Meet seven year old Anthony. WFFT's Kristen Kirchhaine spent time with him at Pro Bowl West bowling, playing games, and finding out why Anthony wants a Big Brother.
Big Brothers Big Sisters, a national not-for-profit organization that focuses on the success and development of children, is expanding locally.
Twelve year old Christopher hopes there is future Big Brother out there that shares his unique interests.
Meet nine year old Shawn. He hopes before long, he's able to share his interests with a Big Brother.
In this week's Start Something Big segment, meet ten year old Adrien. WFFT Local spent time with him at Tokens-n-Tickets playing games...and talking about his wait for a Big Brother.
M. J. is a happy eleven year old with a great sense of humor. He's been waiting three and a half years for a Big Brother, and hope his wait ends soon.
Meet eight year old Caleb. WFFT spent time with him at Crazy Pinz playing games and finding out why Caleb wants a Big Brother.
Twelve-year-old Joseph would love to have a Big Brother to get him out of the house and explore new interests and opportunities.
Eleven year old DreShawn is a fantastic young man with goals and dreams. He would like a Big Brother to help those goals and dreams become reality.
Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrated the grand opening of their new facility.
Angel is eleven years old. She's an artistic animal lover who wants a Big Sister she can tell her secrets to.
Eight year old Tabitha loves nature and wildlife and hopes to be matched with a Big Sister who shares her interests.
Meet nine-year-old Christopher. He's smart, funny, has a great smile, and hopes his time on the waiting list for a Big Brother is almost over.
Demetrius is eleven years old and already knows he wants to be a firefighter when he grows up. Thanks to help from the Fort Wayne Fire Department, he was able to get a special tour.
Sierra and WFFT took a trip to Hedgehog Press. Sierra got an opportunity to use an antique printing press and talked to Kristen about why she wants a Big Sister.
Former N.B.A. All-Star Brad Miller finishes up his Weekend Charity Event with a Golf Outing at Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendalville - His home town. The Golf Outing alone raised over $120,000 for The Big Brothers / Big Sisters Program of Fort Wayne. Miller talks to WFFT Local about his relationship with his Big, and why he will always be a 'Little' at heart.
Former N.B.A. All-Star Brad Miller puts on his annual Dinner, Auction and Golf Event in Fort Wayne to benefit the Big Brother / Big Sister Program in Fort Wayne - and tells WFFT the reasons behind his dedication to the program.
Twelve year old Ayleion hopes a Big Brother could help him explore new opportunities and try new things.
Eleven year old Brandon has a great attitude and a great smile. He hopes that after spending two years on the waiting list, his wait for a Big Brother is almost over.
Aidan and Kristen spent time together at the Parkview YMCA talking about why Aidan wants a Big Brother.
This week's "Start Something Big" feature is 13 year old Zaire.
Over at Franke Park, we spent time with 11 year old Adrian feeding ducks and geese and talking to him about why he wants a big brother.
We are profiling 14 year old Nicki and we got the chance to hang out with her at Tokens N Tickets to learn more about why she would like to have a big sister.
There are two things you notice right away about 8 year old Quinten, his smile and his sense of humor.
For this week's Start Something Big we introduce you to 8 year old Haylie who loved hanging out in the WFFT studio.
We would like you to meet 12 year old Ahmad who is looking for a big brother for him to play sports with.
Sania's 7th birthday is just around the corner and WFFT took her to play Frisbee golf and talk about what she is going to be doing this summer.
We introduce you to Melik who loves sports so WFFT decided to take him to a TinCaps game.