Because of organizations like these, siblings who would never be able to see each other otherwise get to spend time together.
Thanks to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC, kids like Tyrese and Lanae are more likely to succeed in school and in life.
98% of kids in the NYC program were promoted to the next grade; 97% of high school seniors graduated while only 61% of NYC seniors graduated from high school; and 86% of those who graduated were accepted into college.
January is National Mentoring Month, which means that its never been more important to think about kids who need a mentoring influence in their lives. If you want to sponsor a brother or sister, you really should.