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Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge (BBBS), our top priority is always the health and well-being of our Littles, Bigs, Staff, Board Members and Supporters.

We are closely monitoring the spread and impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) within the communities we serve in Service area. We must all join together in the effort to reduce the spread of the virus in our communities and protect those we serve.

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Message from Executive Director

Volunteer

Bring a Little Magic into Someone's Life - Become a Big In our own lives, each of us was touched by someone -other than our parents- who introduced us to new worlds, and brought a little magic into our lives…catching fireflies for the first time, flying a kite, a first trip to the ballpark.

Be A Big

Refer A Child

It’s a big step for your little one. But we assure you it’s the right one. By enrolling your child with Big Brothers Big Sisters, you give them a chance to see their unlimited potential and develop into even more responsible, successful, well-rounded individuals.

Get A Big

Donate

How Your Donation Helps Big Brothers Big Sisters receives more than half of its operating income from private donations. The program's success depends on contributions that it receives from individuals, corporations, and foundations.

Contribute
246

KIDS ARE WAITING FOR A BIG

108

ACTIVE MATCHES IN NEPA

250

HOURS OF ONE-TO-ONE MENTORING THIS WEEK

102

FAMILIES IMPACTED RIGHT NOW

Mission

Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Vision

Our vision is that all youth achieve their full potential.

Make A Difference in a Child's Life

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The History of Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge


Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge
began in Luzerne County in 1974. Since that time services have been offered in Wyoming, Columbia, Monroe, and Carbon Counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Annually, the program matches over 500 youth in a variety of services.

Since its inception in 1974, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge has strived to provide high quality mentoring services to the children and families of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Funding for Big Brothers Big Sisters programs is provided through the various United Ways, state or federal grants, private donations and fund-raising efforts and program development.

How Your Donation Helps

Big Brothers Big Sisters receives more than half of its operating income from private donations. The program's success depends on contributions that it receives from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge serves hundreds of children in Northeast Pennsylvania, however there are so many more that are still waiting for a Big Brother or Big Sister.

With your donation, we can recruit, screen, train and match Big Brothers and Big Sisters with the children that are on the waiting list. We are committed to matching as many children as we can. The generosity of individuals like you allows us to match more children in your community.

Thank you for your support.