What is BBBS?
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. We have
been the leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and
lasting impact on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors children, ages 6 through 18, in communities
across the country - including yours.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one
relationships with mentors that have a measurable impact on youth.
Our Mentoring Programs Work:
National research has shown that positive relationships between youth and their Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentors have a
direct and measurable impact on children's lives. By participating in our youth mentoring programs, Little Brothers and Sisters
* More confident in their schoolwork performance
* Able to get along better with their families
* 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
* 27% less likely to begin using alcohol
* 52% less likely to skip school.
Visit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah website