Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio helps children realize their potential and build their futures.We nurture children and strengthen communities. And we couldn’t do any of it without you.

Changing Perspectives. Changing Lives.

Since 1933, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As part of the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, we make meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across Ohio. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Mission

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Vision

All youth achieve their full potential. 

Accountability

By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers, and others in the community we are accountable for each child in our program achieving:

  • High aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships
  • Avoidance of risky behavior
  • Educational success

Ways To Get Involved

Whether you get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a donor, potential Big Brother or Big Sister, partner, advocate, or family member, you have the power to change a child’s future for the better.

Naydimar & Kaitlyn
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