BBBS of Greater Pittsburgh is proud to announce it has been
recognized by the Big Brothers Big Sisters Nationwide Leadership Council with
the 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Quality Award. The Pittsburgh
agency is in its 52nd year of serving its community’s children.
“I am so proud of our board and staff for making
quality programming a priority for our local children,” said Jan Glick,
president and CEO of BBBSPGH. “Their hard work equates to more mentorship in
Pittsburgh and a brighter future for area youth.”
In the past year, BBBSPGH has served 1,483 children by connecting
them with supportive adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and supporting those mentoring
relationships. The Quality Award recognizes the agency for its excellent community programming. Recognized for its quality
community programming, the agency expanded further by launching their campus-based
program in partnership with University of Pittsburgh’s Pittserves and the
Rankin Christian Center. The agency is focused on fundraising efforts that
support existing matches and will assist over 250 children currently on the
waitlist in being matched.
match between a Big and Little takes care and attention, and this Quality Award
shows that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh has done an
outstanding job serving children in its community,” said Pam Iorio, president
and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
of more than 300 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies, BBBS of Greater Pittsburgh
was one of 36 recognized as Quality Award Winners at the 2017 Big Brothers Big
Sisters National Conference in San Diego, California on June 27.