The City of Union has made a $10,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati to assist with mentorship programming.
“We believe in the power of mentorship and the positive impact it can have on the lives of our young citizens,” Union Mayor Larry Solomon said.
Boone County is among the 13 counties Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati serves as a means of addressing the needs of children most at risk.
To that end, Union City officials commended the organization’s programming that includes its Beyond School Walls endeavor, in which youth are matched one-to-one with an employee from a workplace partner for the school year.
“Our partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters exemplifies the strength that emerges when the community comes together to support those in need,” Union City Commissioner Jeremy Ramage said. “Through mentorship, we can empower children to overcome challenges, set ambitious goals and realize their full potential.”