Big Brothers Big Sisters matches children and young people aged 6 to 12 with mentors in professionally supported one-to-one relationships.
Research highlights the powerful, positive, lasting impact that mentors have on children’s lives.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters model of mentoring has been affirmed by rigorous, ongoing external evaluation. This independent research has shown the positive relationships between youth and their Big Brothers and Big Sisters have a direct and measurable impact on children’s lives.
With a proven track record of over 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters is the world’s largest mentoring programme helping over 280,000 children around the world reach their potential through professionally supported mentoring relationships.
Here in New Zealand Big Brothers Big Sisters supports around 750 children each year in 13 different locations:
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Your gift will make an incredible difference in a child's life and there is new research on Big Brothers Big Sisters to confirm this!
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Study in Canada has found some impressive results showing that boys with a mentor on our programme are less likely to exhibit a whole range of negative behaviours.
Kia Ora Helen! Thank you so much for your extremely generous donation. It is a FANTASTIC way to kick off 2021 for us.... We so greatly appreciate the community support for the work our mentors do! Thank you for helping to ignite youth potential.
Kia Ora Warren! On behalf of all our young people and their mentors we want to thank you for your very generous donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters! Your donation is supporting some incredible individuals as they journey along side our awesome young people!
Thank you so much for this incredible generous donation! It means the world to Big Brothers Big Sisters and helps to ignite the potential in some pretty special young people! Ngā mihi nui The BBBS Team
WOW!!!!! To the whole team at Progressive Property Team - THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! This is incredibly generous and will make a MASSIVE contribution to the great work our mentors do all over the country! Happy New Year! The BBBS of NZ Team