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10 Big Brothers Big Sisters Agencies to Receive 2009 Annie E. Casey Family Strengthening Award
Date:8/27/2009

arents and families in agency-specific activities
  • Building an effective resource/referral system for agency families to link with community resources
  • Provision of key and relative staff development opportunities that will benefit the families they interact with
  • Securing co-investment resources to support their family-strengthening efforts and work
  • The 10 award winning agencies will receive $12,500 awards and share their best practices with other Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies. The winning agencies include:

    BBBS of the Greater Twin Cities

    BBBS of Eastern Missouri

    BBBS of Middle Tennessee

    BBBS of Greater Miami

    BBBS of Northern Nevada

    BBBS of South Texas

    BBBS of Pinellas County

    BBBS of Ventura County

    BBBS of Harrisonburg Rockingham County

    BBBS of Central Maryland

    About Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Big Brothers Big Sisters helps vulnerable children beat the odds. The organization depends on donations to help recruit volunteers and reach more children. Funding is used to conduct background checks on volunteers to ensure child safety; and provide ongoing support for children, families and volunteers to build and sustain long-lasting relationships. Big Brothers Big Sisters is proven to improve children's odds for succeeding in school, behaving nonviolently, avoiding drugs and alcohol, and breaking negative cycles. Headquartered in Philadelphia and with nearly 400 agencies across the country, Big Brothers Big Sisters serves more than a quarter million children. Learn how you can change how children grow up in America by going to

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