Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Wisconsin Honored
with National 2015 Gold Standard Award
Big Brothers Big Sisters of
Central Wisconsin (BBBSCW) is proud to announce that we have been nationally
recognized for the superior quality of our programs with Big Brothers Big
Sisters Nationwide Leadership Council’s 2015 Gold Standard Award!
Only six percent of all Big
Brothers Big Sisters Agencies receive this high of a standard. This honor
validates the significant work of our staff and volunteers to grow and deepen
our impact while maintaining exceptional standards of quality and a focus on
serving children throughout Central Wisconsin.
Research has shown that Big and
Little relationships lasting at least 12 months yield the greatest outcomes in
academic achievement, interpersonal skills, self-esteem and healthy decision
making. Additionally, high-quality, consistent support from the agencies Match
Support Specialists is a determining factor in the length and strength of the
Big and Little relationship.
Agencies receiving the Gold
Standard award met or exceeded the following benchmarks in 2015:
a minimum of 150 children and raised at least $150,000 in revenue
a community-based 12-month retention rate of 64% or higher
a site-based 12-month retention rate of 41% or higher
a Match Support contact done rate of 90% or higher
the number of end active matches
revenue by 5% or more
Thanks to your continued
support, we are committed to continue to empower children throughout Central
1972, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Wisconsin has operated under the
belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in
life. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides professionally supported one-to-one
mentoring relationships for children ages 5 through 18, throughout Central
Wisconsin. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting
effect on the lives of young people.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission: Provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring,
professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for
the better, forever.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Vision: All children achieve
success in life.