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Research shows the positive effect that our one-to-one mentoring programs have on a child’s life. Read on >

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Our Mentoring Works

Research shows the positive effect that our one-to-one mentoring programs have on a child’s life. Read on >

Start Something Today

Sponsor change in your community.

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  • United Way Suncoast
  • has awarded a $16,912.50  grant for one-to-one mentoring programs. With their continued support, we can serve children in the area by pairing them with a caring adult mentor who, research has shown, changes the life of a child for the better, forever.
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  • 10 Grand for the 10th
  • We  want the community to know how much Dr. Thakkar’s donation has impacted us and we are very appreciative of his support. “Dr. Thakkar and his wife, Tarlika, have been regular supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters as well as Winter Fest and decided to increase their donation amount as well as donate it early to encourage other supporters to do the same,” said Ron Drabik, COO of Thakkar’s practice.
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  • Bowl For Kids' Sake- Lee County
  • Please join Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast and the Lee County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Gator Lanes to support youth mentoring programs in Lee County. It's the perfect game: You play, kids win!
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  • Photos from BIG Car Show Event
  • Look through our slideshow of photos from our BIG Car Show Event in Fort Myers. This event benefits the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast kids in the Lee County area. July 6, 2014 at the Edison Park Cinemas.
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  • United Way of South Sarasota County (UWSSC)
  • has awarded a $17,000 grant for one-to-one mentoring programs. With their continued support, we can serve children in the area by pairing them with a caring adult mentor who research has shown changes the life of a child for the better, forever.

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  • YOU can end the wait.
  • Only someone like you can change the stories of the children we serve. It doesn't matter how your story starts, it only matters how it ends. 400 kids are waiting. Help us end the wait.
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  • Universal Studios-Celebrates Bigs of the Year
  • It was a day of celebration at Universal Studios, as they opened the park to all Bigs of the Year and their Littles. Each Big of the Year and their Little, (along with a guest)  from our 13 agencies in the State enjoyed an awesome day filled with excitement, endless laughter, great times and a beautiful luncheon in their honor.
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  • Making a Difference
  • A special thank you to our Friends, Supporters and Foundations for their continued generosity. Giving from January 1, 2014 through March 31, 2014.
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  • Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation
  • Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast-Collier County a grant in the amount of $30,000. Funds from the Richard M. Schulze Foundation will be used to increase the impact of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast’s One to One Mentoring Program by reducing the wait list and serving more children throughout Collier County.
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