With children nationwide in need of positive roles models, Big Brothers Big Sisters has local agencies across the country. Whether you’re interested in donating, volunteering, or enrolling a child your involvement can start something truly amazing. After all, a positive impact creates a ripple effect of potential—in a child and the community.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County is a youth-services organization that pairs adult mentors in professionally guided, one-to-one matches with children facing adversity. As an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, the organization holds itself accountable for children in the program to achieve positive, measurable outcomes through research-based methods. Among other improvements, local evaluation data shows that children served progress academically, avoid delinquency, and experience increased self-confidence. Founded locally in 1976 as an outreach of Trinity Presbyterian Church, the organization is the largest Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the state of Virginia, serving 638 children in 2015.
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225 North High Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802, 540.433.8886