Big Brothers Big Sisters    

Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Children & Youth

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

    Updates

    Olympic Coach Shares Inspirational Story at Kentucky Event

    It’s not every day that a person gets to meet an Olympic coach, but supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana got to do just that on Friday, July 20. Coach James Johnson, the fearless leader of the US Greco-Roman Wrestling team for this summer’s Olympic Games, found time in his busy schedule to speak at an event hosted by the Kentuckiana agency, which doubled as a “send off” event before he left for London. Read More
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    Super Bowl Champion & Former Little Brother Darrin Smith Gives Back to Big Brothers Big Sisters

    PHILADELPHIA, PA– After a successful 12-year National Football League (NFL) career, where he earned two Super Bowl rings with the Dallas Cowboys, Darrin Smith has become a national champion for children. A former Big Brothers Big Sisters mentee (“Little Brother”), Smith will serve as a celebrity ambassador for the nation’s largest mentoring organization. Read More