... and paid attention to them, gave them advice and forever changed the way they saw the world. Schools, neighborhoods and other social institutions have transformed in ways that have reduced their capacity to provide this important resource to today’s youth.
In a modern world that is fast paced and more interconnected than ever, recent surveys of children and teens have shown a dramatic increase in feelings of loneliness, social isolation, and decreased self-esteem.
Make a Difference
By becoming a Big and mentoring a child you have the power to be there for someone when they need it the most. Children with mentors have shown increased self-esteem, higher self-confidence, better interpersonal skills, improved relations with friends and family, along with better academic achievement.
You can make a difference in how a child views themselves and the world around them.