Big Brothers Big Sisters

What is big brothers big sisters? A group of people that volunteer their time for children age 6-18 You can help through volunteering or donating . Activities include hanging out with the kids, playing basketball, board games and hiking. There are two different types of mentoring Community based and school based. Big Brothers Big sisters works closely with the parents to find out the needs of the child and their volunteers are background checked. For more info go here: http://www.bbbs.org/site/c.diJKKYPLJvH/b.1539751/k.BDB6/Home.htm

Some of the Benifits of Big Brothers Big Sisters:
52% less likely to skip school
46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
More likely to get along with their families and peers

A study on the Big Brothers Big Sisters youth organization found that kids matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister:
Are more confident
Are more likely to steer clear of drugs and alcohol
Do better in school
Get along better with their family and friends
Feel better about themselves.

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