Wanted on Martha’s Vineyard: More Big Brothers
For boys on the Vineyard in need of a mentor, the wait list now for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands is longer than ever. The organization has yet to recover from a decline in male mentors resulting from the pandemic.
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Connecting During a Pandemic in Big and Little Ways
Aaron Wilson
The past year was one of adaptation for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Martha’s Vineyard as the organization grappled with how to keep Bigs and Littles connected during a pandemic.
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Edgartown Officer, Tween Build Special Bond
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and the Islands is celebrating the anniversary of an Edgartown police officer and his Little Brother.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Launches Campaign
Will Sennott
A new campaign called The Waiting Little of the Month showcases a child looking to be matched with a big brother or sister.
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When Big and Little Went Walking
Nate Luce
Logan and I were introduced through Big Brothers Big sisters. On a recent hike, Logan led the way.
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Giving, Receiving at Big Brothers Big Sisters Benefit
Katherine Gianni
At a benefit event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & The Islands, the life of Jake Baird was celebrated by his Big Brother Bill Jacob.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Hires Vineyarder to Lead Local Chapter
Holly Pretsky
Nathan (Skip) Luce will be the local program coordinator for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod and Islands program, helping to facilitate connections between adult mentors and Island children.
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Facing Growing Need, Golf Tournament Tees Up to Help Island Children
Alex Elvin

Golfers from on and off the Island will hit the links this weekend for the 23rd annual Children’s Benefit Golf Tournament, hosted by the Farm Neck Golf Club.

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New Energy for Vineyard Big Brothers Big Sisters Program
Olivia Hull
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program started on the Island in 1974 and has ranged in size over the years, pairing as many as 60 children with adult mentors. But the national organization was hit hard by the recession and seemed to fade from Vineyard consciousness.
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Big Brotherhood
Few things in life are free, but I think I found one. I became a Big Brother this summer, and it has been one treat after another. I have found a friend, a comrade, someone who likes to do the things I like to do.
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