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During the holidays, donating food and toys is a common occurrence. But some need more than this – they need your time, year-round. Mentoring programs such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami have a proven record in improving children’s behavior and academic performance – with as much as 95% going on to college. But there are challenges getting ‘Bigs’- 2014 study ranked South Florida last in the volunteer rate out of 51 major metro areas.
Lydia Muniz, MSSA, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami & The Mentoring Resource Center