December 22, 2021
The Summit Federal Credit Union (The Summit) today announced a three-year, $30,000 commitment to Big Brothers Big Sisters programs in Buffalo, Rochester, and Syracuse.
$10,000 will be dispersed to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara & the Southern Tier; and Peace, Inc. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New York over the next three years ($4,000 in 2021, $3,000 in 2022 and 2023) to assist in supporting and creating programs for disadvantaged youth. The financial gift across all three organizations will total $30,000.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation’s largest donor and volunteer-supported mentoring network. For over 100 years, the organization has made meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers and children ages five through adulthood developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people and their communities. The announcement of the partnership with The Summit comes just before National Mentoring Month in January.
The Summit’s President and CEO, Laurie Baker is passionate about Big Brothers Big Sisters and the mentorship opportunities that it provides. “The Summit is committed to making a difference in the communities that we serve,” she commented. “By partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters, we are truly igniting the promise of youth, helping to equip them with the tools that they will need to lead successful lives and be positive, active members of their communities.”
Are you interested in being a Big Brother or a Big Sister? Contact the following for more info:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester: Home – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester (beabig.org)
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara and the Southern Tier: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara & The Southern Tier (bbbsenst.org)
PEACE Inc. Big Brothers Big Sisters (Syracuse): Big Brothers Big Sisters | PEACE, Inc. (peace-caa.org)