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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth

Location

777 N Crusey StB104Wasilla, AK 99654 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth

Description

We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each youth in our program achieving:

  • Higher Aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships
  • Avoidance of risky behaviors
  • Educational success

Our Mentoring Works
National research has shown that the 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

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