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Whom we serve

With the help of a network of donors, partners, and advocates in all 50 states, Big Brothers Big Sisters targets the children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration. Starting something begins with finding a great match between a Big and a Little. Making these matches, and performing all the background work involved with them, is possible because of donations from people like you. It's also why we're able to offer such a wide variety of programs that pair children, ages 6 through 18, with role models in one-to-one relationships.

A focus on communities facing adversity

Big Brothers Big Sisters operates several special programs to help us meet the needs of communities facing adversity. These programs help us focus our work with donors and partners in recruiting new Bigs, meet the needs of traditionally underserved communities, and assist communities impacted by circumstances like parental incarceration or military deployment.


African-American Mentoring
We all need someone we can relate to. Sometimes there’s no better role model for an African-American child than an African-American adult. Learn more >


Hispanic Mentoring
In partnership with the Latino community, we can help Latino children navigate the world around them and prepare them for adulthood. Learn more >


Native American Mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters is committed to instilling hope and providing a strong foundation for all children, including Native American boys and girls. Learn more >


Mentoring Military Children
Not only do we offer support to children with a parent deployed in the military, but we recruit service men and women to volunteer as well. Learn more >


Amachi Program
This program provides caring adult role models to children coping with parental incarceration. Learn more >

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