‘Changing Lives for the Better, Forever.’
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri (BBBSCMO) makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult mentors (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through 18. As an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, BBBSCMO utilizes research-based mentoring practices to develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of hundreds of young people in mid-Missouri. There are over 270 BBBS affiliates across the U.S. BBBSCMO has been working to support the youth of mid-Missouri for over 50 years.
WHAT DO WE ACHIEVE?
Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children achieve success in school, helps them avoid risky behaviors such as getting into fights and trying drugs and alcohol, and helps them improve their self-confidence. We hold ourselves accountable to our supporters by regularly measuring our impact.
WHOM DO WE SERVE?
Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity between 6 and 18 years of age. Our network of volunteers, donors and supporters comes from all walks of life, all backgrounds, all corners of the country.
WHAT DO WE DO?
Our unique brand of one-to-one mentoring, in which a child facing adversity is carefully matched with a caring adult mentor in a relationship supported by professional Big Brothers Big Sisters staff members, changes lives for the better forever.