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 950 children each year in 12 different locations:
New Research highlights the impact of our programme 5 December 2014
Thanks for your support of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
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.
Thank you so much for your donation. Your donation will go toward supporting the young people in NZ by providing them with a friend and mentor. Regards, the team @BBBS NZ.
Thank you so much for your generous gift. Your donation will go towards support BBBS to do the mahi for our tamariki. Ngā Mihi. Cushla.
Good morning Marilyn, Thank you so much for your donation, that is so kind of you. Happy cycling. If you have ever thought about becoming a mentor let us know. email@example.com Regards Cushla, National Administrator.