Sylvia Hawkins via Crowdrise
December 14, 2011
Big Brothers Big Sister of North Central West Virginia (BBBS of NCWV) provides adult mentors to children that come from primarily single family homes in 3 counties of rural West Virginia. Children engaged in our professionally supported matches show the following benefits:
46% less likely to begin using drugs
27% less likely to begin using alcohol
52% less likely to skip a day of school
37% less likely to skip a class
1/3 less likely to hit someone
They are also more trusting of their parents/guardians and less likely to lie to them
They feel more supported and less criticized by their peers.
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