When you shop Amazon at, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the total purchase to your charity of choice. Simply sign in on and when prompted, type Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois in as your charity.  It will keep the agency as your designated charity each time you sign in to the website.

Smilematic is a great way to automatically turn your everyday Amazon purchases into AmazonSmile donations to Big Brothers Big Sisters.  

Contact Christina for more information, [email protected] or 618-239-4078.


Facebook fundraisers are an easy way to encourage your friends to support your favorite charity in honor of your birthday, anniversary or for no occasion at all. To create a fundraiser on Facebook, click here or follow these steps:

  1. Click here to create your fundraiser:
  2. Set your fundraising goal and time-frame. 
  3. Invite people on your friends' list and engage with them!  
  4. Thank people as they donate and watch numbers go up!  Seriously, these people are donating  to Big Brothers Big Sisters because of YOU - because they love you, they appreciate you, and they think you're the bee's knees (and we do, too!).

Have fun!

Contact Christina for more information, [email protected] or 618-239-4078.