ABOUT LAKE AREA BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

WHO WE ARE

Lake Area Big Brothers Big Sisters is a nationally accredited, not for profit agency which has been providing services to the youth of Miller and Camden Counties.

Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates matches between adult mentors (Bigs) with children (Littles) age 6-14 who need additional support, guidance and encouragement. Once matched, Littles may stay in the program until age 17.

Currently, Lake Area Big Brothers Big Sisters serves over 50 children a year and has over 37 active matches, but there are many kids still waiting for a Big Brother or a Big Sister.




MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of Lake Area Brothers Big Sisters is to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth, through a professionally supported primarily one-to-one relationship with a caring and committed volunteer, and to assist them in achieving their highest potential as they grow to become more confident, competent, and caring individuals.

LAKE AREA OFFICE
2001 Missouri Valley Big Brothers Big Sisters helped to open and facilitate a satellite office for the Lake Ozark area. Lake Area Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children in Camden and Miller Counties.

BECOME A MENTOR

GIVE 60 MINUTES OF YOUR TIME PER WEEK
TO HELP CHANGE A CHILD’S LIFE

OR

BECOME A DONOR

IF YOU DON’T HAVE TIME TO DEDICATE,
YOU CAN GIVE A $60 DONATION

 


According to a study conducted by Public Private Ventures, children who have a mentor in their life are:

  • 46% less likely to start using drugs
  • 27% less likely to consume alcohol
  • 52% less likely than their peers to skip a day of school
  • 30% less likely to engage in violent behavior
  • More trusting of parents or guardians
  • Less likely to lie to parents
  • More likely to perform better in school

"It takes so little time to make such a big difference in one life!"

FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (573) 348-5507

LAKE AREA BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
PO Box 643: Lake Ozark, MO 65049
573-348-5507   :  Alison@LakeBBBS.org


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