"Providing children with strong and enduring one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever."

Our Vision

To match every child in our community who needs or wants a Big Brother or a Big Sister.

Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and. Our program is accountable for each child in our program achieving:

  • Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships
  • Avoidance of risky behaviors 
  • Educational Success


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National research has shown that positive relationships between Littles and their Bigs have a direct and measurable impact on the children's lives. By participating, Little Brothers and Sisters are:

  • more confident in the school work performance

  • able to get along better with their families

  • 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
  • 27%  less likely to begin using alcohol
  • 54% less likely to skip school

The program is provided at no cost to its participants and it is 73% funded through private donations, United Way of Bartholomew County, Grants and our annual fundraiser, Bowl For Kids' Sake


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