Impact

Proven Results

Impact Site BasedBig Brothers Big Sisters is the most well-respected and well-recognized name in youth mentoring. You can see it in all the Littles out there that have become something bigger.

A national research study for Big Brothers Big Sisters found that children 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

Local Impact

  • More than 1,500 children served
  • Average community-based match length is nearly three years
  • Bigs donated 48,790 hours in 2015-2016
  • 83% of Littles increased or maintained high educational expectations
  • 80% of Littles had improved attitudes toward risky behaviors
  • 74% of Littles reported increased or maintained feelings of social acceptance
  • 73% of Littles with a “C” or lower average improved their grades

Statistics are for Fiscal Year ending 6/30/16. See our Annual Report for more information.

Recognition & Accountability

Links

Impact on Self-Confidence >
Impact on Education >
Impact on Juvenile Justice >