The Story Behind the Money
Funding Supports: Case Management work of orientation, screening, assessments, matching, travel, support, match activities, etc. A Big Brother/Big Sister spends time with their little exposing them to new social, cultural and educational experiences.
$20 a week = $1,000:
On average, the cost of supporting a match for one year… only $2.74 a day!
$10 a week for a year = $520:
Supports the cost of a match (Big/Little) for 6 months.
$5 a week for a year = $260:
Provides background screening for 8 potential Big Brothers and Big Sisters
$3 a week for a year = $156:
Provides the costs for a group activity for Bigs and Littles.
$25 – match a volunteer with a student
$50 – provide training for a volunteer
$100 – recruit a volunteer to be matched with a student
$250 – create mentoring tool kits for volunteers
$500 – purchase a lane banner for Bowl For Kids’ sake
$1,000 – support a mentoring relationship for a year
$2,500 – sponsor an activity for the mentoring pairs to attend for free
$5,000 – Provide 5 wait list kids with a Big Brother or Big Sister for a year.