. Final Words It all started with a desire to do more, to want more, to not just stand idly by as our future leaders didn’t have a positive influence in their lives. After I left my job in Greenville,…Continue Reading
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With the help of thousands of volunteer Big Brothers and Big Sisters, we’ve been transforming children’s lives through professionally-supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships for 35 years.Become a Big!
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We select and match mentors with children facing adversity and provide ongoing activities, training and support services to sustain a successful match relationship and lasting connection. By making a donation, you help expand what’s possible for WNC’s youth. You help change the life of a child for the better, forever.Learn MoreDonate Now
We see it everyday. In the stories our Bigs and Littles tell and in research studies: mentoring works. When you mentor, you change the life of a child and make a lasting positive impact on your community.
From building self confidence and improving academic achievement to connecting them with experiences that they otherwise would never have accessed—when children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors, have higher aspirations and focus on what they’re capable of.
BBBS WNC Littles Improvement During the 2016-2017 School Year
Improved in Self-Confidence
IMPROVED IN Academic Performance
IMPROVED IN Behavior at School
When compared to their non-mentored peers, Littles are:
6/28/2018 READ FULL ARTICLE HERE By: Samantha Sinclair Lee Alverson is a talented piano player in his own right, but Friday night, like many other nights, he stepped out on stage at McGuire’s Millrace Farm in Peachtree as Billy Joel.…Continue Reading
Great news—It’s that time of year! Project MARS/ AmeriCorps of Big Brothers Big Sisters WNC is now recruiting for full time positions in Haywood, Swain, Henderson, Graham and Transylvania Counties! AmeriCorps members will be responsible for recruiting, training, matching and…Continue Reading