BRAZOS COUNTY, TX — KXXV and the Scripps Howard Foundation awarded the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Brazos Valley with a $500 check to help at-risk youth.
“Our commitment to Central Texas is built on the foundation that we are part of the solution to our communities," said Adam Chase, Vice President/General Manager of KXXV. "Through our partnership with the Scripps Howard Foundation, we are able to donate to local non-profits that provide life changing services in our market. We look forward to watching these non-profits continue to improve many lives in our area in the years to come. “
Big Brothers Big Sisters recruits community volunteers to match them with at-risk youth. According to their website, studies show that children matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister are less likely to use illegal drugs or alcohol, less likely to skip school more confident in their school performance and more trusting of parents and guardians.