Big Brothers Big Sisters receives $20k Grant from Comcast

MIAMI - (September 2013) - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami is pleased to announce, it has received a $20,000 grant from the Comcast Foundation to support the organization's mentoring programs.

"Without strong support from Miami's business leaders, such as Comcast, we would not be able to do our life-changing work," says Big Brothers Big Sisters President and CEO Lydia Muniz.

This grant from the Comcast Foundation is in recognition of Comcast's commitment to the communities where its customers and employees live and work. Since its founding in 1999, the Comcast Foundation has distributed more than $90 million in cash support of programs implemented locally in Comcast communities.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami

Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest and largest donor-supported youth mentoring organization in the United States. BBBS of Greater Miami, founded in 1958, is one of the largest local agencies in the country, serving more than 6,000 local children, volunteers and families through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with caring adult volunteers. For information, call (305) 644-0066 or visit www.wementor.org.