Big Brothers Big Sisters Nationwide Leadership Council recognized Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County with a 2016 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Quality Award. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County is in its 20th year of serving the community’s children.

“I am so proud of our board and staff for making quality programming a priority for our local children,” said Lindsey Phillips, Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County. “Their hard work equates to more mentorship in Muscatine and a brighter future for area youth.”

In the past year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County has served 211 children by connecting them with supportive adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and supporting those mentoring relationships. The Quality Award recognizes Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County for its excellent community programming. Throughout the year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County has offered Muscatine Community Based Mentoring, School Based Mentoring, and High School Big Mentoring Programs.

“Each match between a Big and Little takes care and attention, and this Quality Award shows that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County has done an outstanding job serving children in its community,” said Pam Iorio, President, and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Out of more than 300 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Muscatine County is one of 36 that will be recognized as Quality Award Winners at the 2017 Big Brothers Big Sisters National Conference in San Diego, California, on June 27.