About Match Makers
Match Makers make a difference.
Research shows mentoring has a positive impact on the lives of children matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister: 97% of Littles advance to the next grade level, and 67% of grown-up Littles said their Big played a role in their decision to attend college.
In 2015, we served 3,781 children throughout our seven county region. While significant, there are still nearly 200,000 children in our community who could benefit from having a mentor. Without your support, these children are more likely to go down the wrong path and fail to reach their full potential.
You might not be able to invest the time to be a mentor (or you may just want to do more), but by being a Match Maker, you can make a positive impact on a child’s life, their family, and their community. Your gift will help match children facing adversity with a caring and compassionate adult mentor. By simply introducing a Big into the life of a child, they are more likely to:
• Avoid drugs, alcohol, and the juvenile justice system
• Improve relationships with their family and peers
• Increase their self-confidence
Match Makers is Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region's monthly giving program. By making a monthly contribution, you will help us introduce a Little Brother or Little Sister on our waiting list to their Big. Monthly contributions of $25, $35, $50, or an amount of your choice will be automatically deducted from your debit or credit card each month. We will send you monthly stories on the friendships you are creating.
Thank you for considering an investment in the futures of children of Southeastern PA and Southern NJ.
Click here to sign up or contact Alex Toner, Development Officer, at 484.482.1448.