Big meets Little.
Big Brothers Big Sisters matches children with adult volunteers in meaningful one-to-one relationships. At the heart of our programs is "Bigs" including "Littles" in everyday activities. These simple yet generous acts of inclusion and friendship build trust and create long-term bonds that can help direct a child to a better future.
Our programs are characterized by:
How a Big becomes a Big—and a Little, a Little.
Before we make a match, we do our homework. After someone expresses an interest in becoming a Big, they go through an extensive background check and careful interview process. Then we match Bigs and Littles based on location, personalities and preferences. And we provide full support from the start, so matches can grow into lasting, fruitful friendships. It’s also important to note that the entire matching process is made possible through donations—we can’t do what we do best without them!
What are a Big and Little to do?Each match is unique. Getting together doesn't require a special occasion or expensive activity—just a few hours every month doing things the Little and Big already enjoy. For example:
For more information about all of our programs, contact Customer Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-661-5437.
Not quite sure where to get started? We have many ways of being involved.
So many ways to get started
Looking to get involved? Whether you’re interested in donating, volunteering or enrolling your child, Big Brothers Big Sisters offers several types of programs in communities across the country.
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67% of former Littles surveyed agree that their Big played a role in their decision to attend college.