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...
April 25, 2017
Charity Navigator rates the financial health, accountability, and transparency of charities. YBBBS has received a 4-Star rating for exceeding industry standards and outperforms most charities our Cause. This rating provides clear, objective, and reliable assessments of both the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of our organization. For more information on this exceptional rating, please […]
April 24, 2017
Bigs and Littles are invited to visit Horses with H.E.A.R.T. 11 to 12 or 12 to 1 on May 6 to learn about the mini horses. You’ll be treated to a tour and be able to brush and groom the mini horses. You are welcome to bring a lunch and stay later to cheer on […]
April 20, 2017
Chad is an honor student and a skateboarder with the red hair and freckles of a boy-next-door, so the 12-year-old fits no stereotype. At school, he doesn’t list a favorite subject; he just matter-of-factly says he’s “good at all of it.” His mom says Chad has mentioned an interest in the FBI, mainly in the […]
April 17, 2017
Myron’s first match with a Little Brother ended amicably in the summer, and by fall he was matched with 7-year-old Amani. The two have had a lot of adventures in the short six months they’ve been Big and Little. Read more at The Daily Courier.