Franklin County’s youth mentorship organization receives $500K

In recognition of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Franklin County’s community work and mission to provide powerful one-to-one mentor relationship experiences for youth, billionaire philanthropist Makenzie Scott has donated $500,000 to the organization. “This generosity comes at a critical time for our community,” says BBBS of Franklin County Executive Director Jennifer Webster. “Our youth need, now more than ever, to be seen, heard and validated while facing the challenges of today’s world. They need mentors to help them build resilience and hope for their future.” 

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