Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Seven Rivers Region is hoping to get 30 mentors in 30 days. Executive Director Jason Larsen said there are 60 boys on the waiting list, so the organization is especially in need of more men mentors.
For more information visit their website 7riversbbbs.org.
BBBS has been bringing life-changing friendships to 7 Rivers region since 1969. Donations help them provide programs and services to the children of the 7 Rivers Region.
Currently they have more than 120 Littles seeking a match. Research shows that their mentoring works. Children with a Big Brother or Big Sister show real differences in their personal and academic lives. They are more confident in their schoolwork performance, they get along better with their families and they're 52% less likely to skip school.