Brett Keenan via Crowdrise
February 18, 2011
BENEFITING: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas, Inc.
Check out the statistics below. This organization is making a difference. Help me help them!!
National research has shown the positive relationships between youth and their Big Brothers and Big Sisters have a direct and measurable impact on children's lives. Nationally, Little Brothers and Sisters are:
- More confident in their schoolwork performance
- Able to get along better with their families
- 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
- 27% less likely to begin using alcohol
- 52% less likely to skip school
Impact on Central Texas Littles in 2009
- 99% avoided early parenting
- 99% remained in school
- 94% improved or maintained academic performance
- 93% avoided substance abuse
- 90% avoided delinquent behavior