Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from Bank of America in support of its mentoring programs. The program matches children, mostly from single-parent households or at-risk backgrounds, with volunteer mentors in one-to-one relationships that are proven to change a child’s life for the better, forever. This particular grant was for funding of 20 adolescent mentor matches.
Want to be a part of something big? Contact Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas at 479-966-4366 or visit www.bbbsnwa.org for additional information.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas changes the way vulnerable children see the world and interact with it. We depend on donations to ensure child safety and provide support for children, families and volunteers to build and sustain strong relationships. Our programs are proven to reduce a child’s risk of dropping out of school, becoming violent, using drugs and alcohol, and falling victim to other negative cycles that threaten our society. Headquartered in Fayetteville and providing services to Benton and Washington County, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas serves approximately 200 children per year. Learn how you can help change how children grow up in Northwest Arkansas by going to bbbsnwa.org.