BIGGER TOGETHER, A Community Celebration of Mentoring, is an event to celebrate the impact of formal and informal mentors across our local community and raise awareness about the need for additional one-to-one mentors for local youth facing challenges.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County will host this year’s event on Wednesday, July 17th from 12-1 pm in the Festival Student & Conference Center ballroom on the James Madison University campus in Harrisonburg, VA. We look forward to celebrating the impact of mentoring with you!


Nomination Submission Details

Big Brothers Big Sisters is now accepting nominations for the awards below to be given during the event. Please consider nominating an individual or mentoring program for one or more of the five different award categories. Recipients, their nominator, and up to 6 guests will be invited to the event. The nomination form can be found HERE.


Mentoring Program Award

Youth Mentor Award

Nonprofit Mentor Award

Corporate Mentor Award

Education Mentor Award


Nominators, whether their nomination is chosen or not, will receive 2 free tickets for entrance to the event and be entered to win a $50 gift card to Starbucks, one of our national partners.

All nominations must be completed and submitted by 5 pm on Friday, June 14, 2024.

Completed nomination forms may be submitted online, hand-delivered, mailed, or emailed to:

Lindsey Douglas

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County

1014 A Reservoir Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Email: [email protected]


Sponsorship Details

For more information about event sponsorship or with questions, please get in touch with Lindsey Douglas, Executive Director, at [email protected] or 540-299-0484.