Incorporated in 1977, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and shine.
Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth by making meaningful, professionally supported matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles).
of Littles who graduated high school were accepted into college.
of littles who were high school seniors graduated from high school.
of Littles were promoted to the next grade.
of Littles maintain or improve in making good decisions and avoiding risky behaviors.
of Littles maintain or improve the educational expectations they have for themselves.
of Littles maintain or improve their academic performance.
of Littles improve their relationships and trust of parents and/or caregivers.
of Littles maintain or improve their attitudes and outlook on life.
Become a defender of potential by supporting our mission towards empowering local Long Island youth in the following ways:
BBBSLI is proud to host many events and virtual events to raise funds to support our mission of helping all local youth to achieve their full potential. Whether you are looking to attend an event or are interested in hosting an event of your own, click through on the link below to learn more and get started towards becoming a defender of potential.
Support our Mission
In addition to volunteering and clothing donations, there are many other ways to support BBBSLI’s mission of defending and empowering the potential of Long Island children. From becoming an event partner or sponsoring an activity to promoting BBBSLI as a web influencer, there are endless ways to get involved. Support our mission today!