the Kosciusko Board of REALTORS® (KBOR) has an annual partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana to provide local children with boots and shoes for the cold winter months.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission falls right in line with KBOR’s belief that children and families are made stronger when the community works together as partners to assist and support families in need.
“Having the Kosciusko Board of REALTORS® (KBOR) sponsor Boots for Scholars is instrumental in supporting the success of our Littles in Kosciusko County,” said Jessica Shaw, Kosciusko Development Director for Big Brothers Big Sister of NEI. “As an agency, we have a mission to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. We want kids to focus on being kids and dream about BIG future,” she continued. “Boots for Scholars is a day that lets us celebrate our kids by allowing them to get some new shoes and a free lunch – relieving a burden from families. Although we were not able to hold the event last fall in preparation for the upcoming winter boot season, we are still indeed in winter boot season (while simultaneously prepping for sunny sandal weather)! We are so thankful to continue partnering with the extraordinary team at KBOR as we empower our kids and defend potential.”
Kosciusko County covers one of the most scenic and historic areas of the state, with the towns of Warsaw, Milford, Sydney, Pierceton, Etna Green, North Webster, Leesburg, Claypool, Silver Lake, Mentone, Syracuse, and Burket, in addition to over 90 lovely lakes and many beautiful rural areas.