Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay Honored with 2022 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Quality Award
The agency is recognized for outstanding team leadership in providing 1-to-1 mentoring programming for local youth
Tampa, FL June 21, 2022 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay has been recognized as a 2022 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) Quality Award Winner. Every year, BBBS agencies are recognized by BBBSA Nationwide Leadership Council, made up of local Big Brothers Big Sisters agency leaders and board members, for excellence in the organization’s signature 1-to-1 youth mentoring program. Out of approximately 230 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the country, BBBS of Tampa Bay is one of 53 organizations to receive this top honor.
“Thanks to everyone who contributed to this great achievement, which is all about our focus on quality at our agency at every turn,” said Stephen Koch, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay. “This is really impressive, and I hope everyone recognizes this accomplishment!”
For over 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been dedicated to advancing equity, impact, and growth across the organization, making a lasting impact on the lives of young people. Today, the organization creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships helping build self-confidence and emotional well-being, and empowering young people on a path to graduate with a plan for their futures and a mentor whose impact can last a lifetime.
“Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the country are finding innovative ways to serve young people and strengthen communities,” said BBBSA President and CEO Artis Stevens. “We congratulate these agencies for leading the way in transforming mentorship for our communities, and most importantly, our young people.”
The Quality Award Winners will be formally recognized at the 2022 Big Brothers Big Sisters “Bigger Together” National Conference, held June 19 through June 22 in Indianapolis.