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#GivingTuesday might be over, but you can still make a BIG impact in the life of a local child. 

Make a charitable contribution before December 31st, and Start Something today. 

When you make a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County, you are helping to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. 

We need your help to find the perfect Big Brother or Big Sister for all of the Littles on our waiting list. Your donation pays for Training Sessions, Background Checks, Professional Match Support and more so that our matches can make a BIG Impact.


 Click here to Start Building Friendships, Start New Perspectives, Start Changing Lives.


  THANK YOU to everyone who made a donation on #GivingTuesday to support our agency and the children in our program!


 January is National Mentoring Month!

We'll be celebrating our amazing mentors all month long!

During National Mentoring Month, Starbucks will be partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters to say thank you to our Bigs.

All of our Bigs can stop by the Starbucks on US 33 and SR 15 each Friday in January to receive a free drink! Make sure to bring your Big ID Card.



Thank you to Miss Davidson's 8th Grade Marketing and Philanthropy Class at Pierre Moran Middle School!

This class worked hard to help our agency.  One of their projects was to have an art contest about what mentoring means to them.  Another awesome project was to create fliers to inspire teachers, volunteers and potential mentors to become Bigs.  Here are some of their great submissions!



Thanks to everyone in the class for working hard on these and other projects for our agency! They did a great job and are enthusiastic about the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters!



The only event of its kind in Northern Indiana, Bottlecaps & Corks is a competitive fundraising event for amateur beer and wine makers to showcase their libations in a fun and casual setting.  These brewer and vintner skills are evaluated by local expert judges and are also available for a People's Choice Award in a tasting that is open to the public.

For more information, click here.

We are looking for home brewers and vintners to showcase their best beers and wines! For guidelines, click here. 


Read a great article about Bottlecaps & Corks here!


Congratulations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County's 2014 Bigs of the Year! 




Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County was honored to announce our "Bigs of the Year" awards at our Annual Summer Picnic at Ideal Beach on August 3rd. 


These individuals were recognized for their ongoing dedication, consistency and compassion as role models to children.  Thank you to all of our amazing Bigs for serving the community as outstanding volunteers and helping to change a child's life for the better, forever!



For more information and to see Big Brothers Big Sisters in the news:


In-depth Goshen News article, which interviews the Bigs of the Year: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County Honors Adult Volunteers


FOX 28 article with video: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County Honor Several Members at Annual Picnic


Elkhart Truth article- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County Honors Volunteer Mentors




Thank you to all of our amazing volunteer mentors who make a positive difference in the life of a child!


Interested in how mentoring through Big Brothers Big Sisters works? Check out this video from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America for a little insight...

Are you ready to Start Something?

Get involved with fundraising or becoming a Big!


Become a Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple or Big Family and make a difference in the life of a child.





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