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2013-10-01 23:37:01

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area launch the Adopt-A-Match Campaign Calgary, AB (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 With the launch of the Adopt-A-Match Campaign your investment of $1800 ensures the presence of a mentor in a young person’s life for one year and could result in $32,400 in social return on investment for your community. A recent Boston Consulting Group (BCG) study revealed that donors can expect an $18 dollar return for every $1 invested in Big Brothers Big Sisters...

2013-09-25 23:35:10

Recent BCG study shows investments in Big Brothers Big Sisters returns more than just a 2300% in financial gains. Calgary, AB (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 A recent study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) revealed that donors can expect a $23 dollar return for every $1 invested in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. The 2300% Social Return on Investment (SROI) is only secondary to the true benefit experienced by youth participating in BBBS programs. The research compared the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'