Get Involved

There are many ways to support the mission of changing children's lives for the better, forever. 


Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most enjoyable and fulfilling things you’ll ever do. You can help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve. And the best part is, it’s actually a lot of fun. You and your Little can share the kinds of activities you already like to do.



While girls and boys across the country are waiting to be matched, there are thousands of boys in particular who are ready and waiting to be matched with Big Brothers right now. There are more than twice as many boys on our waiting lists than girls. You can also make a donation to help fund the careful one-to-one matching and ongoing professional mentoring support unique to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Your gift will help match a child with an adult mentor. The gift you make today will lead to better outcomes for our nation's children tomorrow.



If you're not ready to commit to becoming a Big, but still want to be involved we have many ways you can do so! Whether it's hosting a book drive or a school supply drive, serving on our one of our Event Committees, adopting a family during the holidays, or supporting us in some other way we look forward to hearing from you. Ready to help out? Contact Heather Freed, Executive Director at 618-239-4083 or [email protected].