Join us in celebrating January as National Mentoring Month!

Each year we look forward to recognizing our caring and committed volunteers for the tremendous impact they have on their Littles. See for yourself the power of youth mentoring through the stories and testimonials we have gathered below.
Remember, we’re #BiggerTogether!


Learn about our matches through their stories!

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Big Sister Lauren and Little Sister Tierra have been matched for over five years, and in Lauren’s words, “We have the best time together, even just doing nothing.”

Meet a Match_Pat-Derrick

Derrick Pam’s mom wanted him to have a positive male role model, so she signed him up for Big Brothers Big Sisters’ youth mentoring program

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Big Sister Alicia and Little Sister Imani were matched ten months ago during the pandemic, but the forces of Covid-19 and snow couldn’t stop these two

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“Our relationship started as an individual connection,” said Mike, “but quickly developed into a broader community

Blog Post - Meet a Match Taylor & Le'Asia

Le’Asia is a shy child that wanted a big sister who understands her experience as a Black child raised in a mostly-white area.

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Jenny has been a tremendous source of assistance and encouragement as Karen navigates the college application process.

Each quarter, we invite guests to “chat with Pat” about important topics of interest to friends of BBBS and members of our community. In honor of January as National Mentor Month, Pat will be joined by Michael Canela (Little Brother) and Doug Williams (Big Brother). This match has been together for several years and will chat with Pat about the power of youth mentoring and share their BBBS experience.

Michael Canela

Doug Williams

Join us for Chat with Pat on January 20

Your volunteer experience can inspire others to become a mentor.

Consider sharing your match story by submitting a photo, video, or quote through our form. We’ll share these on social media, our blog, and in future newsletters. As a small gesture of our appreciation, everyone who submits a story will receive some fun BBBS swag and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a chance to win your choice of a BBBS t-shirt or baseball cap.


Our volunteers make a BIG impact.

Mentorship amplifies the power and potential of youth.