It’s not just a donation. It’s an investment in a child’s future.
At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County we raise 80% of our annual budget from individuals just like you! Your support is vital to providing mentors to children facing adversity.
It isn’t easy being a kid these days. In these complex and confusing times, children need a caring adult to be a mentor and a friend — someone they can talk to, have fun with, and learn from.
When you donate online to Big Brothers Big Sisters, you join our cause and directly support children in your community. No matter how little or big the amount, donating can start making a difference in the lives of young people around you.
Donating pays dividends.
Research shows that our mentoring works. Children with a Big Brother or Big Sister show real differences in their personal and academic lives. They are more confident in their schoolwork performance, they get along better with their families and they’re 52% less likely to skip school.1
Currently In Dane County:
In 2009, children matched to a Big Brother or Big Sister in Dane County:
Your support goes far.
Your donation goes to our community. When you make a gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters, you directly support children in Dane County—so we can develop more college grads, community leaders and entrepreneurs.
Your financial support starts many things, like:
1 Tierney, J.P., Grossman, J.B., and Resch, N.L. (1995) Making a Difference: An Impact Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Philadelphia: Public/Private Ventures
Make an Impact
84% of former Littles surveyed agree their experience influenced them in showing understanding to those less fortunate.
Boys in Dane County wait 2 years for a Big Brother.