Nordstrom Announces Big Brothers Big Sisters As Nonprofit Partner For Nordstrom Rack
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"For years, Nordstrom has supported nonprofit organizations doing tremendous work in our communities. Our giving is focused on organizations that care for kids and families, which makes Big Brothers Big Sisters of America a natural partner. They provide valuable services and resources in each of the communities where we do business, and we've heard countless stories of the lasting impact this organization has had on the lives of kids across the country," said Geevy Thomas, president of
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has been the leading youth mentoring organization in the U.S. for more than 100 years. Through the evidence-based program, youth facing adversity are matched with adult volunteers in professionally supported mentoring relationships. Big Brothers Big Sisters believes that all children are born with incredible potential and the role of the mentor, or Big, is to empower them to reach that potential. Research shows that youth who are matched with their Bigs for at least one year have better relationships with peers and parents, better grades, and higher aspirations for their future. Today, the organization operates 256 agencies throughout all 50 states and currently serves nearly 150,000 Big and Little matches nationwide.
"Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's mission will be supported and amplified through our partnership with
This new partnership is just one of many ways the company gives back throughout the year. Nordstrom is committed to charitable giving, human rights and environmental responsibility efforts across our business. Giving back has long been a cornerstone of our culture and we focus our efforts on programs that care for kids and families. In 2018, this amounted to nearly
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been matching youth in meaningful, enduring, professionally supported mentoring relationships with adult volunteers who defend their potential and help them achieve their biggest possible futures. Big Brothers Big Sisters' evidence-based approach is designed to create positive youth outcomes, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, and improved relationships. In the past 10 years, with 256 agencies in all 50 states, Big Brothers Big Sisters has served nearly 2 million children. Learn how to get involved at BigBrothersBigSisters.org.
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