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donations in Utah

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
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3 Positive Effects Donating Has on Communities

Posted on December 20, 2019
Category: Donations in Utah
Being a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters means empowering the potential in individual children. We’ve seen from past matches how positive adult mentors can positively impact the current and future lives of Littles. We’ve also seen how the contributions from you, our supporters, can improve our schools and communities. Here are three positive effects that making donations in Utah can have on us as local citizens and on the communities in which we live:
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Having an additional, positive adult in a child’s life provides another line of defense against life’s challenges, especially the ones unique to youth today. At Big Brothers Big Sisters, our local matches make up some of our most important volunteer opportunities in Utah. This is why so much time, thought, and donations go into making sure your child is paired with the perfect Big. Here’s how the process works: Choose Your Program First, you can