BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon is thrilled to announce a generous donation of $50,000 from Hayden Homes, a leading regional homebuilder committed to making a positive impact in the communities it serves.
This transformative contribution will significantly enhance the organization's ability to continue its mission of empowering and igniting the potential of youth through mentorship programs.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon is dedicated to fostering meaningful, one-to-one relationships between volunteer adult mentors and young mentees, providing them with the support and guidance they need to navigate life's challenges and reach their full potential.
Hayden Homes' commitment to community development aligns seamlessly with the values of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon. This substantial donation will allow the organization to expand its reach, recruit more mentors, and provide additional resources to the children and families who benefit from their life-changing programs.
"We are grateful for Hayden Homes continued generosity and commitment to investing in the well-being and future of our youth," said Jenn Davis, Program Director at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon. “Hayden Homes CEO, Dennis Murphy, has been a longtime supporter of our program and was a Big Brother and past Board President.
"This significant donation will empower us to make an even greater impact in the lives of the young people we serve. With Hayden Homes' support, we can continue to build a stronger, more connected community where every child has the opportunity to thrive."
The $50,000 donation from Hayden Homes will be used to fund mentorship programs, provide resources for mentor-mentee matches, and further strengthen the organization's outreach initiatives.
For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon or to get involved as a mentor or supporter, please visit www.bbbsco.org.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon
A program of J Bar J Youth Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon was founded in 1994. The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. BBBSCO serves over 220 youth annually and continues to grow programming. We are committed to serving at-risk youth and youth facing adversity with mentors in our community. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon is a 21 Cares for Kids partner.