Memory Maker Membership
Because of people like you, we are putting our children on a path to success. What if every child fulfills his/her potential? What if every child is set on the right path today?
Research finds that children who succeed in school are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and delinquency. Big Brothers Big Sisters increases their chances of staying in school, achieving academically and staying out of trouble.
You could be the start of something BIG. Every time you donate money or time to Big Brothers Big Sisters to help a child reach his/her fullest potential, you Start Something.
Through participating in our annual “Memory Maker Membership” campaign, you will help provide children of Westmoreland and Fayette Counties with quality mentors who will guide, encourage, and support them throughout their adolescence to become confident, driven adults. You will bring hope to children and assurance that reaching their goals is a possibility, setting them on the right path to success.
On behalf of the hundreds of local children and families positively impacted by Big Brothers Big Sisters, we thank you for considering a contribution to our “Memory Maker Membership” campaign – creating opportunities, fulfilling dreams, and starting something BIG through your generosity.
If you have considered becoming involved with BBBS and want to know more, join us at one of our Orientation and Training Sessions at our Greensburg office from 6:00PM-8:00PM:
December 4, 2013
December 19, 2013
January 14, 2014
February 5, 2014
February 27, 2014
What if every child fulfills their potential? Think how amazing that would be. Start Something.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is not your typical organization. We help children realize their potential and build their futures. We nurture children and strengthen communities. And we couldn’t do any of it without you.
We believe that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters live in single-parent and low-income families, or households where a parent is incarcerated. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”).
By providing a system of ongoing evaluation and support, Big Brothers Big Sisters is proven by independent studies to help families. This system improves the odds that Littles will perform better in school, avoid violence and illegal activities, and have stronger relationships with their parents and others. Headquartered in Philadelphia with a network of nearly 400 agencies across the country, Big Brothers Big Sisters serves a quarter million children annually.
A 2009 study conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters found that adults who were matched for at least one year as children report that having a Big Brother or Big Sister played an integral role in who they are today by positively influencing their self-confidence providing stability, changing their perspective on life and pushing them to set higher goals.
Think of the possibilities. What will you start?
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