Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Michigan is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Community Foundation. Specifically, $8,000 from the Fund for Community, $1,000 from Circuit Controls Corporation Charitable Fund, and $1,000 from the Ted and Brenda Frey Donor Advised Fund. The funds from this grant will go towards supporting volunteer outreach and support of our existing mentoring relationships throughout Charlevoix and Emmet Counties.
BIGS will be recruiting 40 additional mentors to work with children one-on-one throughout the year in both school and community settings. The goal is to serve 110 children over the course of the grant.
Anyone interested in being a Big Brother or Big Sister is encouraged to call BIGS at 231-313-7323, or visit us at our Petoskey office at 2350 Mitchell Park Drive. For more information about the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Community Foundation please visit www.phsacf.org.