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On the 22nd of April, environmental protection, cleanliness, and sustainability are celebrated in honor of Earth Day. At Big Brothers Big Sisters Utah we believe in preparing and helping the Earth and youth for the future. This Earth Day, you can spend time with Utah’s youth to teach the importance of Earth’s sustainability as well as make donations in Utah to various environmental conservation sites.  Here are four important aspects of Earth Day you can
Are you looking for a fun yet educational way to celebrate Earth Day with your Little? With plenty of volunteer opportunities in Utah with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, there are many ways to do just that! Volunteer with a Local Environmental Organization Whether it’s spending the day planting trees or picking up roadside litter, volunteer opportunities in Utah make for a great bonding experience. At Big Brothers Big Sisters Utah, our focus is
Earth Day is the perfect time for those in the community to take advantage of volunteer opportunities in Utah. At Big Brothers Big Sisters Utah, our focus is to teach youth helpful skills that will benefit them, and the community in the future.   Crafts are an interactive way to spend time with youth while teaching them about sustainability.   Below are three kid-friendly craft ideas you can make this Earth Day:    A Mosaic Earth
Adolescence is a period of significant development, and the character traits nurtured during this time can remain for a lifetime. For this reason, fostering self-confidence in the teen years can increase the chances of success in adulthood. If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities in Utah, you can help teens build resilience and confidence as a Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah mentor. Here are a few ways to raise confidence in teens. Teach Teens to
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah has one primary vision – to see that children grow into healthy, productive, and successful adults. Mentors forge bonds with Utah youth and prioritize youth protection and development to make this vision a reality. In 2020, 1001 volunteer opportunities in Utah yielded over 72,000 volunteer hours to BBBSU. The relationships reduced risky behaviors, improved friendships, and encouraged better school behavior. The Importance of Strong Bonds A strong relationship with