For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been America’s preeminent national youth-serving organization. Our service is based on a one-to-one relationship between an adult volunteer and a child at risk.
Volunteers serve as friends, mentors and role models, helping children (who are primarily from one-parent homes) gain greater self-confidence. “Bigs” encourage “Littles” to realize their potential and see themselves as having happy and successful futures.
Big Brother and Big Sister mentors have influenced the lives of over one million children in thousands of communities across the nation. More than 500 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies nationwide “match” adult volunteers and children based on common interests and the child’s specific needs.