James' Story

James is a 12 year old who first came to the attention of the our agency through a call from his mother. James’ mom had terminal cancer, with only three months to live, and James’ dad was deceased. James’ mom was determined that her son have a support system, as he was going to live with her sister who was a single mom.

James was matched with a Big Brother, a relationship he has now had for two years. The match continues to this day with a Big Brother who provides support and encouragement to James, and helped James through the grieving process.

James continues to maintain good grades in school and is an outgoing and well-adjusted youngster.