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CHANGING LIVES FOR THE BETTER

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity for the better, forever.  Our mentors work with children in the community, in their schools, and many places in between. Our unique brand of one-to-one mentoring has a Big impact in Dane County.

What do we achieve?

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children achieve success in school, helps them avoid risky behaviors such as getting into fights and trying drugs and alcohol, and helps them improve their self-confidence. We hold ourselves accountable to our supporters by regularly measuring our impact.

Whom do we serve?

Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity between 6 and 18 years of age. Our network of volunteers, donors and supporters comes from all walks of life, all backgrounds, all corners of the country.

What do we do?

Our unique brand of one-to-one mentoring, in which a child is carefully matched with a caring adult mentor in a relationship supported by professional Big Brothers Big Sisters staff, changes lives for the better forever.

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Give Big. Be a Big.

You don't have to do it alone! Get your partner or whole family involved in this life changing experience. As a Big Couple or Big Family, you get to positively impact a child's life, together. Couple matches also have the added flexibility of meeting one-on-one or as a trio. There are almost 250 Littles waiting to be matched, and you have the power to change that!