Changing Lives for the Better, Forever
We serve children living or attending school in Harrisonburg City and Rockingham County. We have programs in every area elementary and middle school. Our mentors work with children in the community, in their schools, and many places in between.
Our unique brand of one-to-one mentoring has a Big impact all over our community.
What do we achieve?
Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children achieve success in school, helps them avoid risky behaviors such as getting into fights and trying drugs and alcohol, and helps them improve their self-confidence. We hold ourselves accountable to our supporters by regularly measuring our impact.
Whom do we serve?
Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity between 5 and 18 years of age. Our network of volunteers, donors and supporters comes from all walks of life, all backgrounds, all corners of our community.
What do we do?
Our unique brand of one-to-one mentoring, in which a child facing adversity is carefully matched with a caring adult mentor in a relationship supported by professional Big Brothers Big Sisters staff members, changes lives for the better forever.