Youth Service Bureau Big Brothers Big Sisters of La Porte County Indiana celebrates January as National Mentoring Month

2014-01-17T17:43:00Z Youth Service Bureau Big Brothers Big Sisters of La Porte County Indiana celebrates January as National Mentoring MonthContributed by Stephanie L. Fleshman Program Director Big Brothers Big Sisters of La Porte County nwitimes.com

LAPORTE | The Youth Service Bureau and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of La Porte County is celebrating January as National Mentoring Month! Big Brothers Big Sisters knows the engine and fuel of the organization are our volunteer mentors! These volunteers are the key to helping Littles succeed in school and life. Big Brothers Big Sisters carefully matches children in our community and professionally supports one-to-one mentoring relationships. Independent studies find Littles are more likely than their peers to show improvement in school, their behavior and their self-esteem and aspirations.

The Youth Service Bureau and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of La Porte County, Indiana program celebrate on January 16th as Thank Your Mentor Day. This part of a nationwide-effort and a perfect time for Big Brothers Big Sisters to thank the 200,000 Big Brothers Big Sisters’ volunteer mentors.

Thank you to our Mentors, Board Members and Staff who support this wonderful program. They dedicate their time and hearts to our program and make a difference every day! Thank you!

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