Big Brothers Big Sisters relies heavily on community support and on the time, talent and energy of its volunteers.
We invite you to support this important group in making a positive difference in the lives of children and youth.
Community and civic leaders, business owners, and people like you help in countless ways to make their own unique contributions to Big Brothers Big Sisters
ongoing effort to create and nurture positive relationships that benefit everyone involved: the volunteer, the child, families, and the community.
Sponsor a Match in the Community-Based Program
Individuals, couples or families can volunteer to be a Big Brother Big Sister, build a friendship and have fun with a child! Time requirement: six-month or one-year option seeing a child twice per month, hoping the friendship lasts a lifetime! Interested families enroll in the program and are involved in all program activities.
$100 per month for 10 months is all it takes. This sponsorship covers the program costs involved in enrolling a youth and adult (interviews, references, background checks, etc), matching process, and support for a year.
Sponsor a Student in the Site/School Based Mentoring Program
$50 per month for 10 months will help to cover the costs of enrolling the children and their mentors, monitoring school progress, providing on-site support and purchasing supplies.
Sponsor a Camper at Camp Oty’Okwa
$250 will cover the costs of one child at camp for a week at BBBS’s residential camp located in the Hocking Hills area. Expenses include transportation, food, lodging, crafts, games, field activities.
Sponsor a Fundraising Event
A variety of opportunities are available throughout the year to help in the success of our fundraising events.
BBBS can use support in areas that range from joining a committee, donating a door prize to becoming a sponsor at a variety of levels.
Sponsor the Annual Recognition Banquet
- Bowl For Kids’ Sake
- Champion Sponsor -- $2,500
- Gold Strike Sponsor -- $1000
- Silver Spare Sponsor -- $750
- Bronze Alley Sponsor -- $500
- Lane Sponsor -- $250
- Bowling Ball Sponsor -- $500
- Blues Creek Golf Outing
- 18th Hole Sponsor -- $1000
- Lunch Sponsor -- $500
- Beverage Sponsor -- $350
- Big Hero Sponsor (sponsors four-person team) -- $300
- Hole Sponsor -- $100
- Raffle/door prize donor
- O.U.P.S. Charity Clay Shoot
- Event Sponsor -- $1000
- Lunch Sponsor -- $500
- Station Sponsor -- $100
$1500 will underwrite the cost of this event. Expenses include dinner, awards, decorations. This banquet is our opportunity to say thank you and recognize all those who support our agency and its mission.
Sponsor a Make It Big Event
Especially for our Bigs, the Make It Big Team is a monthly gathering of Big Brothers and Big Sisters that provides a fun environment for sharing, reflection and support through social and educational opportunities. Our goal is to encourage and foster the recruitment and retention of Bigs.
A one-time contribution of $25 will help cover the costs of a Bigs only event. What a great way to say thank you to our Big Brothers and Big Sisters who are making a difference in the lives of children and giving back to our community.
Our office is always in need of various supplies and will gladly accept in-kind donations for office use, school programs, or other events and activities.