We look forward to matching your child with a Big Brother or Big Sister!
It all starts with the right friend. And Big Brothers Big Sisters is the place to start a relationship with one. For over 100 years, due in large part to private donations, we’ve been able to recruit, screen, match and support mentoring relationships that have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people across the country — one child at a time.
A study for Big Brothers Big Sisters found that children matched with a Big Brother or Sister:
Safety from the start
Learn about our Upcoming Enrollment Period in March 2015
Our next enrollment process will start in March 2015. If you are interested in enrolling a child for the first time, please check our website in March for next steps. If you believe you have already enrolled a child but have not heard back, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of the child, the person who submitted the application, and a phone number and email where you can be reached.
If you have an immediate question about enrolling a child, please call Eileen Schmidt at 503.943.5792.
1Tierney, J.P., Grossman, J.B., and Resch, N.L. (1995) Making a Difference: An Impact Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Philadelphia: Public/Private Ventures
Enrollment Opens March '15
We take pride in making matches that last and make a difference to everyone involved. It takes time to make a great match but it pays off. Our next enrollment process opens in March 2015.
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