Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS) of NYC is considered the founding agency of the nation’s youth mentoring movement. Since 1904, theirr mission has been to give all children in New York City who face adversity an opportunity to experience a strong, enduring professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationship with adults that will help change their lives for the better. They partner with families, volunteers, organizations, and the community to inspire positive change in all.
Currently there are 508,503 children living at or below the poverty level in New York City. 43% of children in New York City are from single-parent families.Every year, BBBS of NYC connects more than 5,000 of these kids with a “Big” who can help them believe that their present situation doesn’t have to be their future.
Their vision is that all children achieve success in life.
Their mission is to provide children facing adversity in New York City with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 mentoring relationships with adults that change their lives for the better, forever. They partner with families, volunteers, organizations and the community to inspire positive change in all.
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