Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America have received national recognition for improving the attitudes, behaviors and relationships of at-risk children and adolescents. Locally, the Long Island chapter has a proven track record of enriching the lives of ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ through participation in its mentoring programs.
Through small donations of time, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Long Island have been making a difference in the lives of local youth since 1977. The community and site-based mentorship program helps children from all walks of life with everything from educational achievement to social development.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Long Island makes a huge impact on the lives of those in our youth mentoring program. However, the benefits our volunteers receive in return can be equally profound.
Did you know that Long Islanders throw away more than 500 million pounds of clothing every year? As a result, discarded shirts, pants and other types of apparel are rapidly increasing the size of our local landfills. Through Big Brothers Big Sisters donations drives, we do our part to help the environment by diverting 212,000
Did you know Long Islanders throw away 500 million pounds of clothing every year? Often, they dispose of perfectly-good shirts, pants, dresses and suits, which could easily help someone in need. Rather than tossing your old duds next time, you can make a difference by contributing to contribute to Long Island clothing donations, such as
For more than 30 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters Long Island (BBBSLI) has helped local children reach their full potential. Through contributions of time, money and clothing, Long Islanders have positively impacted the lives of local children facing adversity. If you would like to join this worthy cause, there are three simple ways to help