'Start Something' with Big Brothers Big Sister of Lubbock

Published 06/20 2014 05:50PM

Updated 06/20 2014 07:52PM

By Joshua Cole Little

LUBBOCK, TX--- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock is looking for more 'Bigs' to be matched with 'Littles' and especially this summer. 
More than 150 boys and girls are without matches. Since this summer started 20 new kids were added to the list and some kids have been waiting up to almost 4 years to be matched with a 'Big'. 

One of of those boys, DJ has been waiting for two years to be matched with a 'Big Brother' while 2 of his sisters have been matched already. 
The 11 year old boy who will be entering 6th grade soon, is just looking for someone to hang out with this summer. 

"I mean I just want a 'Big Brother' so I can hang out with somebody so I won't be bored," said DJ.  

DJ likes to play sports, ride his bike and check out classic cars. 

"I like Oklahoma and Miami Heat. I like both of them," said DJ. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters was even able to find a 1931 Ford Model 8 to let DJ take a ride in for the day. DJ just hopes, he can find a 'Big Brother' who will go to car shows and be active with him. 

If you want to volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters you can call them 1-806-763-6131 or visit their website to find more information. 

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