Inspire the Next Generation

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

We want to see EVERY young adult reach their full potential

All young people dream of a bright future, filled with opportunities and possibilities.
Big Brothers Big Sisters has always operated under the belief that inherent in every person is incredible potential just waiting to be unlocked. That's where you come in. 


Young people impacted in 2021-2022


Of students graduated or were promoted grade levels


Expanded their goals and options for future plans

Counties in Florida were served



Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Florida recently announced the 2024 Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year. Amanda was selected from a group of over 5,000 Bigs who mentor youth across the state.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast
is proud to announce it is the winner of the
2022 Gold Standard and Quality Award.


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In The News

Michael Nachef
elected Board Chair

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast’s Board of Directors recently elected Michael Nachef, as Chair for a 2-year term beginning July 1. During his tenure, Michael served on the Executive Committee as well as Chair of the Governance Committee. Other officers include Past Chair, Randall Woods, Treasurer, Susan Flynn, and Secretary, Anthony Baldo.

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When You Put
“Bigs” With “Littles”
Good Things Happen!

Bob Williams, the Host of Sarasota Stories asks insightful questions of Joy for his podcast.

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It is with a great deal of enthusiasm
to announce Amanda Hall, (Ft. Myers)
and Jon Groetzinger, (Englewood)
have been selected as the
2023 Big Brother & Big Sister of the Year. 

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Anything is possible with YOU in their corner

Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Sun Coast is on a mission to help youth thrive by providing transformational, one-to-one relationships with caring adult mentors. 

How We Do It

Our initiatives serve over 1,500 young people

With the implementation of our initiatives, we nurture youth and strengthen communities. And we couldn't do any of it without you.

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“You are one of the best things that has ever happened to me. I don’t know where I would be without you and I don’t want to think about where I’d be without you.”

Amanda, Little Sister

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