Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the National Capital Area Foundation

aka BBBSNCA Foundation   |   Lanham, MD   |  www.bbbsnca.org
This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.
This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.
This organization is not registered with the IRS.

Mission

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of children through professionally supported long-term, One-To-One® mentoring relationships with carefully screened, caring and committed adults. Big Brothers Big Sisters aims to strengthen single-parent families in the Washington region through advocacy, crisis intervention, resource referrals and casework support. Big Brothers Big Sisters? Vision is to deliver our life-changing mission to every child who needs and wants a Big Brother or a Big Sister. The BBBSNCA Foundation is a non-profit charitable corporation, established to meet the ever-increasing needs of our community.

Ruling year info

1997

Principal Officer

Mr. Paul F. Bliss

Main address

10210 Greenbelt Rd Ste 900

Lanham, MD 20706

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EIN

52-1983864

NTEE code info

Big Brothers, Big Sisters (O31)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-PF.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters'One-To-One life-changing, proven mentoring services comprise a positive, broad-based program, which focuses on meeting a child's basic developmental needs. I. Programs include A) High Risk Initiative, which focuses on the needs of vulnerable Washington regional youth from high-crime communities; B) the Bigs in Blue Program, which links the Metropolitan Police Department with vulnerable high-risk youth with law enforcement professionals; C)the Hermanos y Hermanas Mayores Latino Outreach Initiative, which aims to assist Latino youth to develop into responsible adults through bilingual mentors; D) Amachi Faith-Based Initiative provides faith-based mentors for children of parents who are incarcerated, on probation or parole. II. Services to Single Parents -providing vital services, including advocacy, crisis intervention and resource referrals by professional casework staff members, to single parents and their families is a primary component of Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission.
III. Big Brothers Big Sisters in Schools School-Based Services puts caring volunteers in the lives of children in need. Mentors are engaged from corporations, civic groups, high schools and colleges, the military and service clubs. Carefully chosen volunteers are linked with elementary or middle school students to create a match that meets at least one hour weekly during or after the school day.
A) Building Positive Futures Program has a teen pregnancy prevention focus and is open to at-risk children from 10-14 years old in Washington, DC. A variety of teaching methods engage the young participants in individual and group activities in this after-school health curriculum. IV. "Pass It On" Diversity Recruitment Campaign recruits mentors who reflect our culturally diverse metropolitan area and engages mentors who are interested in "passing on" important cultural values and traditions to children in need.

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Big Brothers-Big Sisters of the National Capital Area Foundation

Board of directors
as of 11/05/2007
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization