DEFENDING POTENTIAL SINCE 1904

Since 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been changing children's lives by matching them with caring adults to guide them on a path to success.

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Millions of children need a caring adult role model.

When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on academics. Today's youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate these challenges and reach their potential.


What's New from Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Sister Janet & Little Sister Nena

When a parent or guardian picks up the phone to call their local Big Brothers Big Sisters agency to enroll their child in our mentoring program, it’s not something they…

HRC Foundation, 23 Project THRIVE Partners Release Statement Calling for Greater Support of LGBTQ Youth

The HRC Foundation’s analysis of the YRBS data demonstrates that LGBTQ teens are continuing to experience bullying…

The Digital Imperative for Nonprofits

To continue delivering critical services, nonprofits face an indisputable digital transformation Across the nonprofit sector,…

With Lives and Community Needs at Stake, Nonprofits Turn to Technology

DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, vulnerable and marginalized communities that rely on nonprofit services have been hit…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Launches New Podcast Series Focused on Opioid Abuse Prevention

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the nation’s most experienced mentoring organization is now providing…