Big Brothers Big Sisters Fastest Growing In The Midwest

MEDIA CONTACT 
Kristen Mihaljevic
(920) 498-2227
kristenm@bbbsnew.org

June 2, 2015  – Green Bay, WI

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin (BBBSNEW) ranks number one in the Midwest region for growth in number of children served as reported by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Through April, BBBSNEW recognized a 27.5% growth compared to same period last year which is 23% better than the second ranking Midwest agency. Of the 268 reporting agencies, BBBSNEW ranked seventh nationally.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin served 482 matches in 2014, and predicts they will serve 555 by the end of 2015. Community Relations Director, Kristen Mihaljevic points out that community support and awareness drives this growth as the need never diminishes.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin is the premier youth mentoring organization in the area serving Brown, Oconto and Door counties. The agency’s mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally-supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Since 1972, this donor and volunteer supported non-profit organization has expertly matched youth ages 7 and up with volunteer mentors. For more information, visit www.bbbsnew.org

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