Prescott Child of the Week: Brian

Brian_web2A positive role model can truly make the biggest difference in a child’s life. You can help eliminate the stress and difficulties in a needy child’s life by simply offering your friendship.

Brian is a 10-year-old 4th grader with a creative mind, strong social skills, and a major need for a Big Brother. Due to ongoing family turmoil, Brian lives with his Grandmother, Mother, and Brother. Adversity has been a burden for most of Brian’s life, but having a positive Big Brother in his life could help him grow into the successful man he wants to be.

Brian is very adventurous and does not get bored easily. Along with playing baseball, Brian also loves to play soccer, fish, and play a vast assortment of games. Family is the most important thing to him, and he strongly dislikes seeing others get picked on.

Brian is gifted musically, and enjoys playing the Guitar. His favorite subject in school is P.E., and he loves riding his bike, skateboarding, playing computer games, and building things. When he grows up he wants to become a veterinarian so he can make the animals feel better.

Eight hours a month is all that is needed to change a child’s life Fundamentally. For the Better. Forever! Children in Yavapai County who are facing adversity are in need of a positive role model to lean on for support. Your commitment to a child is the biggest factor in them determining which path to take in life. Research shows that Boys matched with Bigs in our area are 53% less likely to be arrested. To learn more about becoming a Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Family, or Big Couple, please call 778.5135, visit our website at, or ‘Friend’ us on Facebook.

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