We are excited to introduce our July 2017 Big of the Month…Kevin Eekhoff! Kevin Eekhoff, a Le Mars Lunch Buddies Big Brother, has been selected by BBBS staff. Kevin has been involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters program since we first launched the Le Mars Lunch Buddies program in 2011. During his time as a Big, Kevin has been matched with two Little Brothers. His first match was for four years and ended as his Little’s family moved to Texas.
He currently has been matched with his Little Brother Nova for almost two years. Kevin goes beyond the Site-Based program and now meets with his Little during the summer and other times throughout the year outside of the school setting. As a Big Brother, Kevin spends time weekly at his Little’s school eating lunch, visiting about friends, family and school, helping with school work, or playing games. While visiting with his Little Brother Nova, he told us that his favorite thing so far has been going to the Bandits game and he made a drawing of the outing to present to Kevin when we surprised him as being our July Big of the Month!
Kevin has also been involved with the agency by participating in our Bowl for Kid’s Sake and Over the Edge fundraisers, as well as promoting and recruiting Bigs for the Le Mars Lunch Buddies Program. For the past two years he has been the top fundraiser for our Over the Edge event and raised over $8,000 for BBBS of Siouxland!
Congrats, Kevin, on being selected as July’s Big of the month and THANK YOU for everything you do for BBBS of Siouxland!