OneMain Financial Hosts Big Brothers Big Sisters Day at the State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Sunday August 14, OneMain Financial will host Big Brothers Big
Sisters Day at the Indiana State Fair, making it possible for over 3,000
BBBS Bigs, Littles, families, friends and supporters to enjoy the State
Fair. OneMain Holdings Inc. is one of America’s leading personal finance
companies offering responsible and transparent personal loan products.
In addition to receiving free admission to the fair, OneMain Financial
and BBBS guests will enjoy access to a BBBS hospitality area at Normandy
Barn.

Darcey Palmer-Shultz, BBBSCI CEO, shares, We are extremely
grateful for the support of OneMain Financial and the Indiana State
Fair. Thanks to their generosity in providing 3,000 free tickets, we can
ensure all of our Bigs, Littles, parents, and agency supporters can join
us for a great day at the fair. We know this day will create special
memories for a lot of kids in our community, and we’re really
appreciative of the opportunity.”

“OneMain is proud to sponsor Big Brothers Big Sisters Day at the
Indiana State Fair. It’s a great opportunity to recognize the members of
the organization and all of the outstanding work they do for the
community,” said Sheldon Caplis, Director of Community Engagement at
OneMain. “All of our OneMain team members are actively involved in our
communities and partnering with organizations like BBBS is just one more
way we enjoy giving back.”

WHAT:

      OneMain Financial BBBSCI Day at the Indiana State Fair

WHO:

3,000 Bigs (mentors), Littles (youth), parents, supporters, partners

WHEN:

Sunday, August 14, 2016

WHERE:

Indiana State Fairgrounds – 1202 East 38th Street, Indianapolis, IN
46205

TIME:

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana will serve 1,140 youth this
year by providing them with mentors (Bigs). BBBSCI partners with
parents, guardians, volunteers, schools, donors, and others in the
community to be accountable for helping youth in our program achieve
higher aspirations, greater confidence, educational success, and
avoidance of risky behaviors.

Key findings from a survey commissioned by Harris Interactive
demonstrate BBBS mentoring programs work:

  • 81 percent said their Bigs changed their perspective on what was
    possible in life
  • 77 percent of Littles reported doing better in school because of their
    Big
  • 85 percent stated that being a Little helped them have confidence in
    their abilities

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana is a non-profit organization
that provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring,
professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives
for the better, forever. An affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of
America and a United Way partner, BBBSCI has been creating and
supporting mentoring relationships in central Indiana for over 40 years.
To volunteer, donate or for more information, visit www.bebigforkids.org
or call (317) 921-2201.

About OneMain

OneMain Holdings Inc. is one of America’s leading personal finance
companies offering responsible and transparent personal loan products,
primarily to nonprime consumers. For over 100 years, the company has
been providing personalized, best-in-class service at more than 1,800
branches in 43 states. The company’s iLoan internet lending division
also provides customers the opportunity to complete the loan process
entirely online. The company has more than 11,000 team members who
proudly support the communities in which they live and work. For
additional information, please visit OneMainFinancial.com.

Contacts

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
Bridget Feeney
317-690-4963
cell
bfeeney@bbbsci.org