Monday, September 24, 2012

Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks mentors

Plainville Citizen (Plainville, CT) September 23, 2012

"Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, Connecticut’s premier youth mentoring organization, has launched an early fall campaign designed to transition as many young people as possible off its Plainville area waiting list and into productive match relationships with caring adult mentors.
'Our list of children waiting for mentors has definitely grown larger over the past six months in the 44 northwest Connecticut towns and cities we cover,' said Lisa Hanggi, director of programs. 'We’re not sure that growth has to do with the economy, or if it’s impacted by people hearing good things about the positive outcomes our services generate. Whatever the cause, we’re determined to dramatically reduce our waiting list before the onset of summer so more young people have the opportunity to utilize their innate talents and fulfill their great potential.'" Read More

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