Big Jamie and Little Jinan were first matched in our Mentor2.0 high school-based mentoring program. Over the course of the school year, they became so close that they decided to become a community-based match. Now they go on outings in the community and attend the Mentor2.0 program events each month. They have been on outings to Lagoon, gone out to dinner for each other’s birthdays and gone to the movies. “Every time we meet we
Igniting the Power and Promise of Youth In a world where the future can often seem uncertain for youth, organizations that focus on inspiring young people to reach their full potential are important. At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah (BBBSU) we are able to carry out our mission of helping youth reach their full potential through mentoring programs, donations, and events directly targeted to the development and needs of young individuals. Our mission is
Volunteer Opportunities in Utah: Educating and Celebrating National Heritage Weeks with Youth National heritage weeks/months throughout the world are a time to celebrate and learn about the cultural and historical heritage of a particular country or region. They are also an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of protecting and preserving this heritage. There are various volunteer opportunities in Utah centered on teaching and celebrating heritage with youth. Why are National Heritage Weeks/Months Celebrated?
Donations in Utah: Supporting Youth Through Donations Donating is a powerful way to make a positive impact on your community and instill change whether big or small. They are not merely transactions, but acts of empathy, kindness, and solidarity that reverberate far beyond the initial gesture. For those looking for volunteer opportunities in Utah, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah is dedicated to helping those in need. With programs and services in place, BBBSU makes
Isaiah and Ayden’s journey as a Big Brothers Big Sisters match has been unfolding for three years. Little Ayden, a now 13-year-old, has grown up along with his big, Isaiah who has a growing family of his own. Their favorite pastime, the arcade, has become a staple in their adventures. Together, they aim for high scores and exchange high-fives over their victories. But beyond the thrill of the arcade, Isaiah has been teaching Ayden an