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What is National Mentoring Month?

Posted on January 10, 2020

January is here, which means it’s National Mentoring Month! A perfect opportunity to look for volunteer opportunities in Utah. In celebration, we’re focusing the next few blogs on the role and impact of mentors, starting with the special month itself. Mentors One of the main focus of this month is increasing the amount of available mentors for young people. At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we have many participating Littles still waiting to be matched with
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The History Behind the Success

Posted on January 6, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters has seen a lot of success come out of the volunteer opportunities in Utah and throughout the nation. They add to the legacy already built by the volunteers and advocates that have come before us.  Believe it or not, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been around for over a century. One-hundred sixteen years, to be exact, and it’s mission has always been the same. The goal is to help kids understand
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Donating through the IRA

Posted on January 3, 2020

Category: Donations in Utah
Here at BBBS, there are many different options for making donations in Utah. One of the ways to contribute, which probably isn’t as well known as running clothing drives or donating online payments, is by making an IRA charitable rollover gift. A charitable IRA rollover is a unique gift option for donors that are either 70 1/2 years or older. In this kind of donation, they can transfer up to $100,000 directly from their IRA
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How Matches are Determined

Posted on December 30, 2019

When it comes to matching Littles with their Bigs, there’s a little art and a little science that goes in to making a great match. Big Brothers Big Sisters offers unique and impactful volunteer opportunities in Utah and we want to ensure that the service we provide to local youth and their families is as positive and impactful as possible. Here’s a little bit about how we determine the matches: First, we generally try to
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How Donations Help Our Matches

Posted on December 27, 2019

Category: Donations in Utah
The work of our volunteers is vital to the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters. However, we also want to acknowledge the vital role that donors play in supporting one-to-one mentoring in Utah. All the successes our youth achieve with the support of their mentors wouldn’t be possible without the efforts of our donors. At BBBS, our priorities are youth development and youth protection. This is based on the 100+ year model from Big Brothers