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Big Brothers Big Sisters receives Bank of America grant

BBBS receives $5,000 grant check from Bank of America.
BBBS receives $5,000 grant check from Bank of America.
Posted Dec. 16, 2013, at 4:28 p.m.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine was the recent recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation to support the agency’s 1-to-1 Youth Mentoring program in six Maine counties. The agency serves more than 500 children in Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Somerset and Waldo counties.

“Bank of America has been a wonderful partner and supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine for many years,” says CEO Alex Gaeth. “They have provided not only financial support but human resources to serve as Board and Committee members, mentors, School Coordinators, and other volunteer roles as well.”

Todd Beacham, Sr. VP/Global Commercial Banking for Bank of America, presented the check to Cathy Hardy, BBBSMM’s Development Director.

Big Brothers Big Sisters changes the lives of 560 children in Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Penobscot, Somerset and Waldo Counties facing adversity for the better, forever by providing strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships. By partnering with parents, volunteers and organizations, children in our program have higher aspirations, greater confidence, better relationships, avoid risky behaviors and achieve educational success. To learn more about how you can change a life, please contact the agency at info@bbbsmidmaine.org or (207) 236-BBBS (2227) today.

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