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Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Central California

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Nonprofit Issues:

Children & Youth

Address:

905 N Fulton Fresno CA 93728 USA

Mission:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California helps children ages 6-18 reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships. We exist to increase levels of academic achievement, strengthen family structures and improve positive youth development.

Results:

As adults, children enrolled in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program are more likely than their peers to have a 4-year degree, earn household incomes of $75,000 or greater and volunteer and donate in their communities.  As children, they do better in school, have a higher self-confidence and are less likely to get involved with risky behaviors such as drugs and alcohol.

Target demographics:

Children and youth who are low-income, live in non-traditional families and/or have an incarcerated parent.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

367 (2009)

Geographic areas served:

Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera and Tulare Counties

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(877) 343-7812
http://www.bigs.org

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