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Bigs and Littles of the Year Announced

Every year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America chooses two volunteer mentors (called ‘Bigs’) and two youth (called ‘Littles’) out of nearly 280,000 in the mentoring program nationwide, as the Bigs and Littles of the Year. This year the top honor goes to...

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eMentoring Program

A special program for Community and School Based Bigs and Littles.

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Defenders of Potential.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area provides one-to-one mentoring for children in Danville and Pittsylvania County, serving over 300 children annually.

Be a Big

Help transform the life of a child in our community by being a positive and caring role model.

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Enroll a Child

Our program creates lasting relationships that can help transform your child’s life.

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Donate

Make a gift – and a difference in the life of a child in our community. Every gift matters.

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About Us

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area is a true change agent, committed to providing an adult mentor for every child who needs or wants one. Mentoring is a proven strategy that changes how our children grow up in America by meeting critical needs of our region’s children and engaging all levels of community. We help children build the attitudes and behaviors needed to stay in school, succeed academically, make healthy choices, and create promising futures.

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Big Things Are Happening.

When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on academics. Today’s youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate these challenges and reach their potential.
Studies confirm that Little Brothers and Little Sisters:
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Improved academic performance

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Were less likely to hit someone

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Felt better about themselves

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Bigs and Littles of the Year Announced

Every year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America chooses two volunteer mentors (called ‘Bigs’) and two youth (called ‘Littles’) out of nearly 280,000 in the…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area thanks Biomat USA Southeast for the generous donation of various food and snacks. The food will be…

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