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Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Broward Receives $1.9m Donation From Mackenzie Scott To Transform Mentorship In Broward County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County today announced an unprecedented gift of $1.9 million from billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, part of a $122.6 million donation given to Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the nation.  Scott’s contribution will further the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission of ensuring young people have access to powerful mentoring experiences that empower them with a plan for their future and a mentor whose impact lasts a lifetime. […]


Desperation and Despair in Haiti as Relief Efforts Stall

     “In what is already a challenging time for the people of Haiti, I am saddened by the devastating earthquake that occurred in Saint-Louis du Sud, Haiti,” President Joe Biden said in a statement. “We send our deepest condolences to all those who lost a loved one or saw their homes and businesses destroyed. I have authorized an immediate U.S. response and named USAID Administrator Samantha Power as the senior U.S. official to coordinate this effort.” […]