Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northwest Wyoming

Contact Information

PO Box 1757
Worland, WY 82401 - 1757
(800) 294-9700 103
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2013

Executive Summary

Fourteen AmeriCorps State members will leverage an additional twenty-five volunteers to mentor disadvantaged youth, Kindergarten through 5th grade, in the following Northwest Wyoming counties: Park, Hot Springs, Washakie and Big Horn. At the end of the three year grant period, AmeriCorps State Members will have recruited 75 new volunteer mentors, 25 per year, and 60 of those matches will remain open for a period of one year or more. Further, the 60 children whose matches meet the length criteria will show better attendance and academic performance. This project will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education specifically focusing on mentoring. The CNCS investment of $70,250 will be matched with $43,575.

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