Those involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters impact lives. Youth are impacted through one-to-one mentoring relationships. Volunteers are impacted by knowing they provided mentor to a youth. Donors are impacted by knowing they are making a sound investment with a proven return. Learn more about the impact of Big Brothers Big Sisters by reading an Overview Brochure and our Frequently Asked Questions. We also welcome you to view our Performance Dashboard. To get "The Facts" about impact click here.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin is a donor and volunteer supported non-profit organization that has been professionally matching area youth with volunteers since 1972
- Experienced, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the U.S.
- Impact lives by focusing on 1-to-1 relationships.
- Initially match youth ages 7 and up
- Emotionally fulfilling and mutually rewarding.
The Green Bay YMCA started an unofficial, part-time Big Brothers program in 1972 with no national affiliation. The Green Bay-De Pere YWCA started a similar Big Sister program in 1974.
The YMCA assisted in the creation of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Brown County in 1977 and affiliated with the national Big Brothers Big Sisters movement. With the assistance of the United Way, this new agency absorbed the former YWCA program in 1983.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Brown County changed its name to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin in 1983. Client service to Oconto County began in 1985; client service to Door County began in 2001.
To learn more about our national history click here: www.bbbs.org
Our vision is that all children achieve success in life.
Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.