For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.
Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters (YBBBS) has been bettering our community since 1971, now serving children across 19 communities and 65 schools. Our agency has been recognized as a leader among Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies nationwide for the number of children reached per capita. Read more...
September 14, 2017
Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters is proud to announce the hiring of our Director of Philanthropy! Newly-relocated from Pennsylvania three months ago for her husband’s job at Yavapai College, Lesley Jenkins brings a vast and varied career including leadership roles at the YMCA, a workforce development nonprofit and Ohio State University. An accomplished Marketing and Fundraising professional […]
YBBBS is proud to introduce Prescott Councilwoman Dr. Billie Orr as Honorary Chairperson of the Women of InfluenceSeptember 12, 2017
‘I am humbled to serve as the Honorary Chairperson of the Women of Influence. Women in Prescott and Yavapai County are committed to making our region a place where all children are safe and have the opportunity to build positive relationships and develop to their full potential. Women of Influence will provide the leadership and […]
September 11, 2017
Little Sister Isabella and Big Sister Stephanie were recently matched. Isabella is excited to have a positive female role model and hopes to be a veterinarian one day. A school aide and Yavapai College student, Stephanie learned about Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters through participating in Bowl For Kids’ Sake. Congratulations to Isabella and Stephanie.