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...
March 23, 2017
Congratulations Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters Staff and Board for the recent recognition of Agency Quality Award from National Big Brothers Big Sisters of America! This esteemed honor acknowledges the continued commitment of YBBBS to make and support quality matches reflective in the number of children served, our volunteer retention rate, community support provided and […]Posted In: Uncategorized
March 22, 2017
Joshua, 16, and his new Big Brother, Michael Cofer, spent their first outing riding ATVs and getting to know Michael’s horses and dogs. Joshua lives in a busy household and can benefit from some one-on-one attention that would get him out of the house more often. Michael always wanted to be a Big and felt […]Posted In: Uncategorized
March 21, 2017
A history buff with a prodigious memory for world events, 13-year-old Brendan has a table covered with camo-colored LEGOS built into a World War II “no man’s land,” complete with trenches. He pits the brave Allied forces against the hated Nazis, with tiny guns that actually propel plastic missiles. The seventh-grader lives with his mother […]
March 16, 2017
Angelia loves animals, hikes, and arts and crafts. She lives with her grandmother and two siblings. Her sister is a Little and her brother is waiting to be matched. Angelia could benefit from some one-on-one time with a nurturing adult. She was recently matched to Big Sister Kathy Kohn, a soft-spoken, self-employed woman who enjoys yoga, […]Posted In: YBBBS News