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...
July 20, 2017
Michael Smith, Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, is now the Executive Director for the Verde Valley/Sedona office. “I am deeply honored and humbled by the experience I have had as both a Big Brother and employee with Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters over the past seven years,” said Smith. “As the Executive Director for this office, […]
July 18, 2017
As the oldest boy in his family, Jesus, who turned 11 in July, takes care of their four bunnies. His favorite is Chip, because he says, “He makes a mess, just like me, and he’s the calm one.” Having calm time is important because his blended household can be noisy with three siblings, a stepsister […]
July 17, 2017
July 14, 2017
Consider giving back to our community by volunteering to unload cars at the Yavapai Food Neighbors Project, Saturday, Aug. 12, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Gail Gardner Walmart Parking Lot, near the Burger King.YBBBS staff members support the mission of the Food Neighbors Project by bringing in food donations every other month.Give us a […]