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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern AZ

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern AZ
  • 160 E Alameda St
  • Tucson, AZ 85701

Program Description

Since 1963, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As Southern Arizonaâ??s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (â??Bigsâ??) and children (â??Littlesâ??), ages 6 through young adulthood. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Services Provided

  • Community service/service hours
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 200
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • University of Arizona

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 61%