About US

Changing lives for the better

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast provides one-to-one mentoring relationships to children ages 6-18 years old throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida in Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Highlands, Hardee, Charlotte, Lee, Hendry and Collier counties. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast holds itself accountable for children in its program to achieve measurable outcomes, such as educational success; avoidance of risky behaviors; and higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. The organization provides children facing adversity, often those of single or low-income households or families with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

FUNDS WELL SPENT:

  • Programs
  • Administration
  • Fundraising

FUNDS PROVIDED BY:

  • Special Events
  • Government County
  • State/FDOE
  • Foundations & Trusts
  • Annual Gifts
  • Endowment
  • United Way