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 Brothers Big Sisters of America Launches Partnership with iHeartMedia to Mobilize Volunteers and Supporters Nationwide

The national mentoring organization was selected as part of iHeart’s comprehensive grant program to advance social justice.  The impactful mentoring message of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) will be…

Our Young People are Watching

Our commitment to our community goes beyond a statement and words. When tragic events grip…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Launches New Collaboration to Advance Racial Equity and Social Justice in Communities Nationwide

One of the pillars of the program will include creating social justice incident response units…

Artis Stevens featured on #RolandSMartinUnfiltered

Thank you #RolandSMartinUnfiltered for the opportunity to share our need for more Big Brothers. Most…

Spike Lee’s Children Are This Year’s Golden Globe Ambassadors

Jackson Lewis Lee and Satchel Lee are the first Black siblings selected to represent “Hollywood’s…