Big Things Start Little.

Big things happen in little ways every day for thousands of children across the Twin Cities.

It’s the Little Brother whose Big Brother encourages him to achieve his dreams. It’s the Big Sister who says time with her Little Sister is the best part of her week. It’s the Supporter who knows his contribution is making life-changing friendships happen.

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Make a lasting difference in a child's life.

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Give a gift of money and fund a life-changing friendship

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Mentoring Makes An Impact.

Sarah has stronger family relationships.
88% of kids have improved or maintained parental trust after a year of mentoring. Enroll A Child. »
Michael's little brother makes good choices.
9/10 Littles have better attitudes toward risky behaviors. Become A Mentor. »
Noah is attending college.
95% of teen college visit participants report a greater motivation to go to college. Read Noah's story. »
We're leaders in youth mentoring
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The Big Blog.

Scott Nadeau, named 2017 Minnesota Big Brother of the Year

It’s not often that you come across someone who’s a three-time Big Brother, a tireless community advocate and a police chief. That title belongs to Scott Nadeau, Minnesota’s 2017 statewide Big…

The Don't Miss Events.

Summer Picnic @ The Beach!

Celebrate Summer with BBBS! Grab your sunscreen and bring your appetite, it’s time to celebrate summer with a Big Brothers Big Sisters blowout at Fort Snelling State Park Beach. Activities inc…

The Social Buzz.

Latest Tweet from @BBBSGTC

Join us in letting the youth of Charlottesville know that they are valuable, strong, smart, and they can change the…