Big Sister offers the depth of programs and activities that we do thanks to our collaborations throughout Greater Boston. Big Sister partners with local corporations that allow employees to volunteer during the workday, colleges that encourage their students to give back, and area nonprofit organizations that connect women, girls, and families to critical resources. These valuable partnerships help us serve more than 2,600 girls annually with quality mentoring.
Big Sister is fortunate to partner with caring and committed community-based organizations and institutions that make a difference in children’s lives. Here are some of the organizations Big Sister is working with to ensure that girls and boys in our community are given opportunities to achieve their full potential.
Big Sister is proud to partner with companies that offer their employees time-off and flexible schedules to volunteer with Big Sister.
Premiere Corporate Partners: The following companies have more than 10 volunteer mentors and/or give more than $20,000 a year to Big Sister’s Annual Fund and Special Events.
Corporate Partners: The following companies have more than 5 volunteer mentors and/or give more than $10,000 a year to Big Sister’s Annual Fund and Special Events.
*Corporate Partner of the Year, 2014
For more than a decade, PwC has been an exceptional corporate partner to Big Sister Association of Greater Boston. The global accounting firm with a local strategy for community involvement provides Board leadership, advocacy, volunteers, and financial support; helping more than 2,600 Boston area girls improve their educational outcomes. Over the years, this relationship has strengthened not only with an increase in financial support, but with an expansion of employees who volunteer in our girl mentoring programs and become Big Sisters. PwC employees work closely with Big Sister staff to plan mentor recruitment events and speak to colleagues about their experiences as Big Sisters. Through PwC’s focus on increasing awareness and recruiting Big Sisters from within the firm, more than 25 girls have been matched with a PwC Boston Big Sister since 2009.
PwC is also represented on the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston’s Board of Directors and Young Professionals Board. PwC’s leadership and dedication to Big Sister Association is led by Board member and PwC Partner, Joe Realmuto. “We are honored to be recognized as the Corporate Partner of the Year,” said Joe Realmuto. “Big Sister Association is a tremendous organization that shares in PwC’s vision to develop future leaders and we are looking forward to working together for many years to come.” PwC’s past, present, and continued devotion to Big Sister Association makes them our Corporate Partner of the Year.
To find out more about how to partner with Big Sister, please call Mia Roberts at (617) 236-8065.