Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Big Brothers Needed!!

Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Forsyth County Inc
107 Westdale Ave
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 724-7993

Big Brothers Big Sisters one-to-one mentoring makes a huge difference for the youth it serves. Research consistently demonstrates that Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring helps at-risk youth overcome the many challenges they face. The most compelling evidence was found by Public/Private Ventures (P/PV),1 showing that Little Brothers and Little Sisters are:

46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs;
27% less likely to begin using alcohol;
52% less likely to skip school;
37% less likely to skip class;
More confident in their schoolwork performance;
Able to get along better with their families.

100 Men in 100 Days Campaign

Through the “100 Men in 100 Days” campaign, the Triad agencies: Big brothers Big Sisters Services Inc (Winston-Salem), Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Greensboro (Greensboro) and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Piedmont (Greater High Point) are working to recruit 100 men (or more!) to become Big Brothers between the dates of July 23 – October 31.

If you are interested in becoming a Big Brother, or if your business/organziation is intersted in partnering with them to achieve this goal please give us a call at 336-724-7993 or email them by clicking here.

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