Over 1.8 million nonprofits and charities for donors, volunteers and funders

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada

193 pageviews

Claim This Nonprofit

More Info

Add to Favorites

Share this Nonprofit

Donate

Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Children & Youth

Mission: The Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable impact.

Results: 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), 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.

Programs: To provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 2

Big Brothers Big Sisters across the country is a great program. But, I note that contrary to being transparent this organization uses a professional fundraiser to raise, like over $5M dollars, in funds and nets about $4.5M in expenses to show $560,124 in "cost free" contributions. They actually spend about 4 times as much on fundraising as on program. Pages 1, 4, 5, 10, 11

Review from Guidestar