The School-Based program allows volunteers to meet with their mentees (“Littles”) on school grounds to work on homework, play games, work with crafts, and develop a long-lasting friendship with positively impacts the lives of both the children and volunteer.
“The generosity of Qwest will allow us to serve more children in our Utah County School-Based programs, which are proven to help children improve their academic performance, relationships with peers, and have a better outlook on their future” says President & CEO Pam Sanders. “The dedication of the volunteers, hard work of our professional staff, and the partnership with the schools has shown to be a successful relationship in changing the way our children grow up today.”
“Qwest is proud to support Big Brothers Big Sisters and the important mentoring work they are doing in
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of
For over 30 years Big Brothers Big Sisters of
The Qwest Foundation's core principle is that investing in people and communities provides lasting value for the future. The Qwest Foundation awards grants to community-based programs that generate high-impact and measurable results, focusing on pre-K through grade 12 education.