What Our Partners Say

/What Our Partners Say
What Our Partners Say2017-09-07T14:53:52+00:00

When our partners talk—we listen

You’ve read a lot about Big Brothers Big Sisters in our own words. But our partners also have a point of view worth hearing, too.

What Our Partners Say

“Our company invests generously in Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle because we believe strongly in their mission and in the impact their mentors have on children here in the Triangle where we have our worldwide corporate headquarters. Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission of providing children facing adversity with strong one-on-one mentoring relationships is critical. The investments Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle is making provides significant return that benefits this community and our business.”
 -Charmaine Riggins, Global Business Director, Thermoset Materials, LORD Corporation

“Passion, dedication, commitment. Those are just three words to describe Big Brother Big Sisters of the Triangle and what they mean to the children they serve.”
 – Sharon Hill, President Sharon Hill International

“Simply stated, the mentoring provided by Big Brothers Big Sisters improves the human condition for children in this country. It is a fact that the more someone cares about you, the more you care about yourself.”
 – Albert Wright, UPS Foundation

“By supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters, MetLife Foundation has an effective vehicle to reach young people, to improve their education outcomes and achievement, and also to connect more young people with caring adults.”
 – April Hawkins, MetLife Foundation

“Arby’s really believes in the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Throughout the course of the Arby’s Charity Tour, over 15 million dollars has been raised, both through the proceeds of the golf tournaments and the charity auctions, and also through customer donations in our stores. But we need more donors. We need other corporations, and in particular we need individual donors.”
 – Sharron Barton, Arby’s

“I was introduced to Big Brothers Big Sisters at a personal level by a friend who decided to be a Big. We knew she’d help her Little Sister Silvera. What we didn’t know was that Nancy’s life would be completely changed by the experience. Isn’t it extraordinary that Big Brothers Big Sisters can do that for so many more people? 100 Women in Hedge Funds is so proud to be designated by Big Brothers Big Sisters as a Visionary Leader. Like Big Brothers Big Sisters, we put a great importance on accountability and our goal was to make a difference.”
 – Dana Hall, 100 Women in Hedge Funds

“We partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters so we can make sure that children born today can realize their potential.”
– W. Wilson Goode, Sr., Former Mayor of Philadelphia, Amachi Director