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...
June 23, 2017
Artist, singer, reader, woodcarver, budding zoologist – Julianne in many ways is mature beyond her just-turned-12 years. But she still loves to snuggle in bed surrounded by her many plush Build a Bear creations, from smiling dragons to the final animal her dad gave her – a white puppy covered with red heart shapes. Julianne […]Posted In: Child of the Week
June 19, 2017
Little Sister Adrianna lives in a very busy household, with lots of brothers and sisters. Her new Big Brother and Big Sister, Gage and Carrie, are a Couples Match and they hope to provide Adrianna with some one-on-one attention. The three want to learn about horses together, as well as try new arts and crafts projects. […]Posted In: Child of the Week
June 19, 2017
Little Brother Andrew is an 8-year-old boy who lives with his single mom and three sisters – he would love to have some “guy time.” He plays Pokemon, rides his bike and enjoys math. Andrew would like to be a policeman when he grows up and “save the world.” He is outgoing, talkative and is excited about having […]Posted In: YBBBS News
June 14, 2017
Thirteen-year-old Hannah lives with her grandfather, an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor, in Prescott Valley. She would like an uninhibited Big Sister who would help her make music videos while dancing with her. Her grandpa sports a big grin when he describes the music videos Hannah already has put together with friends while “performing shows” for […]