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January is National Mentoring Month!

Here are 5 ways you can get involved and support Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region.

We have a huge need for male volunteers to serve as Big Brothers. The time commitment of just a few hours, 2 - 4 times a month, and works around your schedule. The first step is to attend a short Volunteer Info Session. Click here to get started. >> (Already a Big? Refer a friend!)

It costs $1,500 annually to make and support a relationship between a mentor and mentee. Any amount you can give will make a positive impact on the life of a child. Click here to make a gift. >>

Temple University's Fran Dunphy has again selected us as his charity of choice in the INFINITI Coaches' Charity Challenge. Cast a vote for Fran every day, and we could win $100,000! It's free and easy. Click here to vote. >>


Holy guacamole! Eat at any Chipotle restaurant in the state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, January 25th and 50% of all sales will be donated back to Big Brothers Big Sisters if you mention our name at checkout. Find a Chipotle near you. >>


Attend "Past, Present, & Future: A Celebration of Mentoring" on Thursday, January 26th from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. at Temple University's Howard Gittis Student Center, organized by the Mentoring Partnership & Resource Center. With an amazing speaker line up, peer networking, and a call to action, the goal is to empower and inspire people to drive the mentoring field forward and close the mentoring gap! Click here for more details and to RSVP. >>

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