This mission depends on donors like you. Your generosity will ensure the next struggling reader will receive the benefit of a caring adult role model who will take their time to show that child strategies for success, the hope of a bright future and instill the desire to work for what they hope to achieve.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is dedicated to helping children achieve success in life. Through our partnerships with St. Lucie SOARS, St. Lucie Reads and Moonshot Moments, we want every child to succeed in reading by 3rd grade. This is an initiative that Big Brothers Big Sisters holds close to our heart. Studies show that from Kindergarten to 3rd grade children are learning to read but from 3rd grade on they read to learn.
$10 provides new match packet to a volunteer “Big” at start of the school year
$25 provides enrichment kit to prevent summer slide for 2 Littles
$50 provides new mentor orientation training
$85 covers background screenings for a new mentor
$125 covers a year supply of books for a pre-K family
$350 provides Mental Health Counseling for a BBBS family in crisis
$500 covers the cost of one month of an AmeriCorps member’s stipend
$750 provides interview, screen, and match for 5 new volunteers
$1,250 sponsors a Big/Little match for a year
Research shows that our mentoring works.
Children with a Big Brother or Big Sister are impacted in their personal and academic lives.
- They are more confident in their schoolwork performance.
- They get along better with their families.
- They’re 52% less likely to skip school.
Your financial support helps us provide our programs and services in your local community—so we can develop more college grads, community leaders and entrepreneurs.
88% of every dollar raised goes to support our matches.
Your financial support starts lots of things:
- recruiting new Big Brother and Big Sister volunteers
- covering the costs of background checks, while ensuring trained professionals match Littles to responsible Bigs
- enabling ongoing supervision and relationship support for every Big, Little and Little’s family
- providing cultural and social activities to enrich the opportunities for children
When you donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters, you join our cause and directly support children in your community.
No matter how little or big the amount, donating can start making a difference in the lives of young people around you.
Giving starts with you.
At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we appreciate all supporters, from donors to volunteers to advocates. Your donations help us make and sustain matches between Bigs and Littles. They instantly make you a part of our family.