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

Harry’s Grants Team: Changing Minds $5M to Launch Youth-Focused Initiative

New program trains and mentors youth athletic coaches and video game enthusiasts to reach youth with life saving mental health support.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Appoints Jana Brown of Centurion Health as Newest Board Member

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the country’s preeminent leader in one-to-one youth mentoring,…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Teams Up with the NFL Inspire Change Initiative to Recruit Mentors Nationwide

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the preeminent one-to-one youth mentoring organization in the…

NIKE, Inc. Announces Its 2022 Black Community Commitment Grantees

 10 national organizations, including four new grantees: Son of a Saint, All Star Code and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America in…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Appoints Two Powerhouse Executives to National Board

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the preeminent leader in one-to-one youth mentoring organization…