Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas

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Year Founded:
1972
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Donna Dunlap, CEO
Main Address:
3801 East Independence Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28205

What We Do

Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Big Brothers Big Sisters effectively improves the lives of youth and deeply engages communities through involvement with families, mentors, community funders, schools and other partners. Our proven methodology for serving children produces measurable positive outcomes in the areas of:

· Educational success
· Avoidance of risky behaviors
· Socio-economic competence.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas serves more than 1,500 youth in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and York counties. For 45 years, BBBS hase made meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through 18, that have made far-reaching impact on children’s social, emotional and educational capabilities.

Interesting Info

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides mentors for more than 1500 children each year in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and York counties.
83% of Central Carolina Littles increase or maintain high educational expectations for themselves.
99% of Central Carolina Littles stay out of the juvenile justice system.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Community-Based Mentor (2-4 times per month)
Repeats every day until Thu Dec 31 2020.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:00am
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School-Based Mentor (meets weekly during lunch)
Repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Thu Dec 31 2020.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 (All day)
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