e-Buddies of the Month
In this feature of the e-Beat, we will profile one of our many fantastic e-Buddies pairs each month! If you would like to be profiled, please click here to contact us!
This month we are featuring Mike and Stephanie!
Mike is from Ontario, Canada and is matched with his e-Buddy, Stephanie, from Texas. They have been matched for nine months and have formed an amazing friendship! “It feels like we have known each other for years,” says Stephanie.
When asked what he enjoys most about e-Buddies, Mike says, “I can tell her about things going on in my life and about my job that I have in the community. We talk about the differences in our lives and the places we live. It is interesting to learn about her and her life. The weather between Texas and here can be quite different!”
Stephanie agrees. “We also have so much in common; we love sports, outdoors, movies, holidays, animals, food (especially chocolate),” she says. “We also both don't like the cold, which is ironic because he lives in Canada!”
Both Mike and Stephanie look forward to e-mailing every week. As Mike puts it, “I like hearing about her trips and I can tell her about my family. Writing to Stephanie every week has been great!”
Stephanie has found that, “Being involved in e-Buddies is such a rewarding experience. Not only do I enjoy volunteering my time for a great charity, but I have also made a wonderful friend.”
She adds, “I was on a wonderful vacation last year with my husband, brother and sister-in-law. We were gone for ten days and I didn't have access to a computer. What I realized while I was away was how much I missed not being able to read and respond back to Mike's weekly emails.”
Congratulations to Mike and Stephanie, our e-Buddies of the month for February!
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