Match of the Week: Keeden and Roger

Keeden-and-Roger-webA distinguished leader once stated, “Life isn’t about getting and having, it is about giving and being.” Become a Big, and offer your friendship to a child facing adversity!

Roger and Little Keeden were matched November of 2014. Keeden needed a Big Brother because his father is not in his life. Roger, an Embry Riddle student and recent recipient of the ERAU Young Eagle Award, saw becoming a Big Brother as an opportunity to give back and change a young boy’s life. Nearly 6 months have passed, but this friendship continues to grow stronger each day.

These boys hang out every week, doing activities such as kayaking, bowling, flying, star gazing, and attending Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sister’s events. Both boys are musically inclined, and perform their music together. Roger also attends Keeden’s basketball games and supports his buddy’s efforts in school. Keeden’s mom considers Roger a member of their family.

Do you have time to change a child’s life? Do you want to see what 8 hours a month can turn into? To learn more about becoming a Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple, or Big Family, please call 778.5135, visit our website at, or ‘Like’ us on Facebook.

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