Become a Little
Finding a mentor for your child is an easy way to support their healthy development and success in life. With over 70 years of experience and more than 3,600 children currently being served, we are dedicated to being an organization you can trust. Currently, we serve children between the ages of 7-12 in Eastern Massachusetts.
I think all young people could benefit from mentors. Young boys, especially young boys of color, go through so many issues in how to identify themselves. Being able to identify with another male who has gone through the murky waters of boyhood helps."
My son’s big, David has taught Jason to work hard for what he wants in life and to make healthier eating choices as well as exercising. He has also influenced him to be more responsible and to do better in school."
Having a mentor gives my son another set of ears to talk about things with. My son Calin is very happy with his Big Brother Joe."
I would highly recommend the program. My son and I have only great things to say about the program, staff, Big, and the overall experience. Yes, it’s a bit scary in the beginning, meeting a new person, not knowing how if it’s going to work and all."
Damien’s broken out of his shyness. He’s putting himself out there, helping kids younger than he is, and he’s even talking about going to college. ‘Mom, I want to go to BC like Stefan.’ They talk all the time. ‘Mommy, can I call Stefan now?’ And I like the connection between them. Stefan even calls me to see how I’m doing."
Learn more about our MISSION, VISION, and VALUES HERE.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION are core values at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts. We believe that we maximize our impact and truly thrive as an organization when perspectives are diverse, our culture is inclusive, and our practices model the equity we want to see in the world.
Download this essential fact sheet for activity ideas that will help you and your Little get to know each other!