Be a part of
something big

There are many ways you can support Big Brothers Big Sisters. Your donation positively impacts a child’s life. Not to mention, it makes you a part of something big. Start something now.

Make an Impact

84% of former Littles surveyed agree their experience influenced them in showing understanding to those less fortunate.

Real Life Story

See how we forge strong, long-lasting relationships.
Read Story >

Start Something Today

Sponsor change in your community.

It’s not just a donation. It’s an investment in a child’s future.

When you donate online to Big Brothers Big Sisters, you join our cause and directly support children in your community. No matter how little or big the amount, donating can start making a difference in the lives of young people around you.

Donating pays dividends.

Research shows that our mentoring works. Children with a Big Brother or Big Sister show real differences in their personal and academic lives. They are more confident in their schoolwork performance, they get along better with their families and they’re 52% less likely to skip school.1

Your support goes far.

Your financial support helps us provide our programs and services nationally and in your local community—so we can develop more college grads, community leaders and entrepreneurs.

Your financial support starts lots of things, like:
  • recruiting new Big Brother and Big Sister volunteers
  • covering the costs of background checks, while ensuring trained professionals match Littles to responsible Bigs
  • enabling ongoing supervision and relationship support for every Big, Little and Little’s family
  • providing cultural and social activities to enrich the opportunities for children

Become a part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters family today. Donate now>

Are you an Amazon shopper?  If so, we have a way that your Amazon purchases can help support us!  AmazonSmile is a program that Amazon offers to nonprofits!  Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to participating charities!  Click here to start shopping with AmazonSmile! Follow the on-screen directions!


   You can help support Big Brothers Big Sisters when you online shop!  Start your shopping by clicking here and Shop Thru The Heart will donate a portion of your purchases back to our organization!

 If you do your grocery shopping at Schnucks you can help support Big Brothers Big Sisters!  Learn all about their My Schnucks Card program by clicking here

Did you know that Big Brothers Big Sisters has a Cars for Kids' Sake program? That's right you can donate your old car, boat, farm equipment, and the list goes on and on to help us raise funds!  For a complete list and steps to donate your car, click on the photo below for more information!



For more information about donating, please contact BBBS at 618-398-3162. 

1 Tierney, 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




Icon info 

© 2012 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois, 2726 Frank Scott Parkway West, Belleville, IL 62223, 618-398-3162

Big Brothers Big Sisters
, the Big Brothers Big Sisters logo, and Start Something are service marks of Big Brothers
Big Sisters of America, Inc. (BBBSA) and are used under a license from BBBSA. All rights reserved.