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donations in Utah
Your donations in Utah help improve our local communities in more ways than one. Not only do they empower us in our mission to help kids succeed, but they also keep our communities cleaner. At BBBS, we receive a variety of different donations in Utah like clothing drivers, monthly monetary contributions, stocks and bonds, and even AmazonSmile. However, clothing drives are one of our most environmentally friendly options. That’s because we accept more than just

Live Coronavirus Updates for Wednesday, April 8

Posted on April 8, 2020

Category: News
As cases continue to rise and we gather more information about the coronavirus, we feel that it is important to keep our community updated on the current situation regarding the pandemic. Here is some valuable information about the coronavirus in Utah as of April 8th, 2020, and announcements about how BBBSU is handling the situation. Live coronavirus updates for Wednesday, April 8: Delta to stop selling the middle seat; Company offers $100,000 to help renters,
volunteer opportunities in Utah

Results of One-to-One Mentoring

Posted on April 3, 2020

Category: Uncategorized
At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we believe that one-to-one mentoring has the most significant impact on empowering youth to reach their potential. Recent studies have shown that the kids matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister are much more confident in themselves and are significantly less likely to participate in risky behaviors. The Littles that participate in our program are between the ages of six and sixteen, which is a critical time of life

BBBSU and Child Safety

Posted on March 27, 2020

Category: Donations in Utah
At BBBSU, child safety is foundational to everything that we do. It is our top priority, and your donations in Utah allow us to invest in top security measures. For example, we collaborated with experts like the Centers for Disease Control, the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, and the Nonprofit Risk Management Center to develop our child protection systems. We have zero-tolerance for any abuse or exploitation, and we are constantly working on
volunteer opportunities in Utah

How do I Become a “Big”?

Posted on March 21, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah provides flexible, fulfilling volunteer opportunities in Utah through our one-to-one mentoring program. The Bigs that become a part of our program have a rare chance to empower a child to reach their potential. It is an important role that doesn’t require any specialized degrees or job skills—just your unique background and experiences. We put a lot of resources into our volunteer opportunities in Utah to make sure the mentors