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12/24/2009 1:05:00 PM
Gunner
Gunner loves dinosaurs and fossils and has an extensive fossil specimen collection which he loves to talk about, he also has two tortoises. When he grows up he wants be a scientist or engineer.
Gunner loves dinosaurs and fossils and has an extensive fossil specimen collection which he loves to talk about, he also has two tortoises. When he grows up he wants be a scientist or engineer.

This Holiday Season, don’t just give a gift …. Change a life …. Become a Big Brother, Big Sisters or Family Match! Everyone needs someone in their life to look up to.

Do you remember the person who inspired you when you were a child? Someone who believed in you, more than you believed in yourself? At Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters there are over 400 kids waiting for a person like you!

The overwhelming majority of our waiting kids are boys being raised by a single mother or grandparent.

Women are great role models, but for a young boy who wants to talk about “guy stuff,” a strong male influence is what they need.” Make a difference in a boy’s life, volunteer to become a Big Brother Today!

Gunner is an athletic 9-year-old who is being raised by his mom. He is in the fourth grade and does well in school. His favorite subjects are math and science. He likes to read books, especially books about space, mars exploration and dinosaurs.

Gunner loves dinosaurs and fossils and has an extensive fossil specimen collection which he loves to talk about, he also has two tortoises.

When he grows up he wants be a scientist or engineer. Gunner has a blue belt in Tae Kwon Do.

He enjoys the outdoors, whether he is hiking and exploring new things, or target shooting with his pellet gun. He also likes some indoor activities like playing board games and chess.

Gunner’s mom describes him as a great kid. She would like to see him matched with a Big Brother who is active and enjoys the outdoors.

Gunner wants a Big Brother who knows a little about dinosaurs and likes camping, fishing, boating and hunting.

Join Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters today by becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister to a young person like Gunner!

Just a few hours a couple times a month is all it takes to change a life. Contact Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters at 928-634-9789 or online at www.azbigs.org.

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters is a volunteer and donor supported organization proven to help the most vulnerable children in our communities succeed through one-to-one relationships.

The organization currently serves 17 communities and over 63 school sites within Yavapai County and Sedona.


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