Learn MoreAbout Our Vision
The 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 Big Brothers Big Sisters Vision is that all children achieve success in life.
For more than 40 Years
Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in his or her life.
The Nation's Largest Donor
and volunteer supported mentoring network, BBBS makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”).
Ages 6-13 Across the Country
We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people in so many wonderful communities.
Positively empowering children to succeed and be more confident in their schoolwork performance.
Our one-to-one relationships are built on trust prove able to help children get along better with their families.
A Measurable ImpactHere’s the ProofRead More
Less likely to skip school. A strategy for youth in single-parent families.
Of former Littles surveyed agree that their Big instilled values and principles that have guided them through life.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Researchers surveyed both the matched and unmatched children, and their parents on two occasions: when they first applied for a Big Brother or Big Sister, and again 12 months later. The results are astounding. The children were 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs and 27% less likely to begin using alcohol.
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