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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate

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(34.85962,-82.39503)
 

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Mission Statement

The Mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate is match caring and committed volunteers with children. The goal is too provide friendship, help them cope with personal difficlties, and nurture them into confident and competent individuals.

Description

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. We have been the leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children, ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country - including yours.

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable impact.

Our Mentoring Works
National research has shown that positive relationships between youth and their Big Brothers and Big Sisters have a direct and measurable impact on children's lives. Little Brothers and Sisters are:

  • More confident in their schoolwork performance
  • Able to get along better with their families
  • 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
  • 27% less likely to begin using alcohol
  • 52% less likely to skip school. 1

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http://www.bbbsupstate.com

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