At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota, we know that there is potential in every child, and we are here to defend it. Stand with us.

When youth have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and focus on academics. Today's youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate those challenges and achieve their potential.

95% of Littles notice their grades improve after being matched with a Big.

93% of parents notice their child having more positive relationships with family & peers after being matched with a Big.

98% of Bigs feel that having a Little has changed their life for the better.

I Cannot Be Silent

By Michelle Redman, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota As a leader of a youth-serving organization, I cannot be silent.  As a mom, I cannot be silent. …

Come Together. Defend Potential.

Right now, there are 200 Littles waiting for their Bigs in Southern Minnesota. Every donation strengthens the…

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