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|Name:||Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois|
|Address:||2726 Frank Scott Parkway West |
|Belleville, IL 62223|
|Report Expiration Date:||January 7, 2016|
|Original Business Start Date:||January 1990|
|Principal:||Barbara Cempura, President & CEO|
|Type of Business:||Charity - Children & Youth|
|BBB Accreditation:||This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.|
"To help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationships."
This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois meets all voluntary Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Mentoring (school and community based)- This includes counseling, sexual abuse prevention training, group activities, volunteer education, and referrals.
For the year ended December 31, 2013, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois' program expenses were:
Fund raising costs were 14% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $483,107, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
According to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois' Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2013:
Report as of August 2, 2015 11:57
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