In the attached photo, Big Brothers Big Sisters Senior Program Director Sarah Rudd and Development director Patty Carpenter present a check to Vons General Manager Tim Krauk.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County received a $1,500 grant from The Albertsons Companies Foundation, bringing their total donations to almost $40,000. Their funding will go towards the agency’s programs, providing one-to-one mentoring relationships for children throughout San Luis Obispo County.

Sarah Rudd, Senior Program Director said “We are incredibly grateful to the Albertsons Companies Foundation and their commitment to empowering the futures of SLO County children through our proven, life-changing mentoring program.”

“It is a privilege and Pleasure to give back to such a great organization!  Big Brothers Big Sisters does a tremendous job laying the foundation for a better future community,” states Tim Krauk, General Manager of Vons San Luis Obispo, “we’ve been a partner with them for over 12 years and we look forward to many more!”

About Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The local, volunteer and donor funded organization provides targeted recruiting, screening, training and matching, as well as ongoing support, safety training and supervision for volunteers, children and families.  For more information on volunteering or contributing to Big Brothers Big Sisters, call 805-781-3226, or visit