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Big Brothers And Sisters Of Summit And Medina Counties Inc

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50 South Main Street Suite Ll 110 Akron OH 44308 USA


The organization's mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.


Sidekicks: during the school year, caseworkers coordinate and supervise the site based program, a school-based initiative that pairs high-school volunteers with elementary school children during after-school hours. Homework assistance, games, snacks and important social time is supervised at schools throughout summit and medina counties. In 2013, 192 children participated at eight public schools.

community matches: big brothers and big sisters are volunteers at least 18 years of age who are willing to be a positive influence in the life of a child. These volunteers spend the amount of time required to form and maintain a relationship with children ages 6-18. The volunteers act as role models and friends to the children with the goal of increasing their self-confidence as well as being a support system for them. 126 kids were matched with volunteers in 2013.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Summit / Medina agency of Big Brothers Big SIsters has a caring staff and board and involved volunteers, youth and parents who all focus on quality. This careful stewardship has given the agency tremendous stability in an often unstable world.

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Through my "match" with a girl who is now completing college

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