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Big Brothers Big Sisters Offers Mentoring Programs in the DC Metro Area

Research Proves Our Mentoring Programs Work!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of children through professionally supported long-term, One-To-One® mentoring relationships with carefully screened, caring and committed adults in Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and suburban Maryland.

Research has shown that positive relationships between youth and their Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentors have a direct and measurable impact on children’s lives.

After a match of a year or longer, Little Brothers and Sisters in the DC metro area are shown to be:

  • 85% less likely to have contact with juvenile courts
  • 70% less likely than their peers to initiate drug usage
  • 64% more likely to achieve higher grades

Big Brothers Big Sisters has a stellar record in helping children on a daily basis make healthy choices to stay in school, stay out of trouble and on track toward healthy and productive futures. Read more about our success stories!

Interested in donating to our mentoring program? Click here to make a donation online today.

Your donation to the Big Brothers Big Sisters helps fund the following mentoring programs in the DC metro area:

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