Child Abuse Prevention Month is held in April to create and spread child abuse awareness and prevention efforts. Volunteer opportunities in Utah allow individuals to participate in child abuse prevention efforts. At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, we recognize the importance of children in the community. Our mentors, staff, and parents are provided with child abuse prevention classes each year. You too, can support child abuse prevention efforts this April; here’s how: Spread the
  This April, you can celebrate Earth Day by participating in your community. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970. Today, over 1 billion individuals are mobilized for action every Earth Day. From planting trees to making donations in Utah, you can be a part of the celebration. How Can I Spend My Earth Day? Today, there are over 190+ countries engaged in Earth Day. You, too, can pay tribute to the Earth by
April is the National Child Abuse Prevention Month. All child abuse prevention efforts focus on stopping abuse and neglect by reflecting on child abuse’s effects and negative impact. Thousands of children are victims of neglect and abuse every year across the globe.  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah believes every child has incredible potential that can be realized when given support and love. Most child abuse cases are not reported, but you can make a
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah provides mentoring relationships between adults and kids, helping to close the opportunity gaps for children and unlock their potential. BBBSU also offers volunteer opportunities in Utah for mentors to help ignite the potential of our ‘Littles.’  Here’s how mentors help transform the community:  Enhanced Self-esteem and Confidence Developing and maintaining confidence and healthy self-esteem is a challenge for many kids. Unhealthy self-esteem is the prime cause of anxiety, fear,
National Volunteer Appreciation Month is celebrated in the month of April. For non-profit organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah that offer multiple volunteer opportunities in Utah, it can be a remarkable show of support and appreciation for their volunteers. When Did National Volunteer Appreciation Month Start? National volunteer month began as an extension to the existing volunteer week that first started in 1943 in Canada. It was established to help show appreciation for