About

About

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Since 1969, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County has been a force for change, empowering volunteers to clear the path for every child’s brightest future. As part of the nation’s largest volunteer supported mentoring network, we make meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”). We believe in igniting our community to make Washington County strong today- and tomorrow. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County develops positive enduring relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Mission: provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Vision: all children achieve success in life.

Behind this agency is a vast group of empowered individuals who bring our mission to life. Our Bigs are not saviors, they are allies. Our parents and guardians put their trust in us, knowing that working together gives their child incredible opportunities and a bright future. Our community of families, Bigs, teachers, administrators, county workers, and donors make Big Brothers Big Sisters the powerful organization it is. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County is completely privately funded. The families we support have no fees to participate in our program. Big Brothers Big Sisters is here for Washington County. We stand with potential. We are BIG.

Get to know us!

  1. 100% high school graduation rate in the last 10 years
  2. 100% of Littles who graduate are not parents before graduation
  3. 83% of Littles report higher scores in 3 academic areas after being matched for 1 year
  4. 90% of our matches are Community Based
  5. 74% of Littles avoid risky behaviour
  6. Matches in Washington County last an average of 36 months