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Do you want to make a difference in the life of a child in your community? Join us today to DEFEND POTENTIAL!

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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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Upcoming Events

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Bowl for Kids’ Sake Will Return!

Bowl for Kids’ Sake Will Return! Stay tuned for the date and more information. Riverside Lanes Bowl For Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big…

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Latest News

Bigs, Littles, and Board Members Attend Rodney Marsalis’ Big Brass Band Concert

Sat Apr 30, BBBS of Danville Area Littles, Bigs, and board members attended the Rodney Marsalis' Big Brass Band concert at Pritchett Auditorium. One of the Littles, Demond, commented that he really had a good time even though he had never experienced a jazz concert before. The youth were greeted by Dr. Angela Hairston, DPS, and Mr. Cedric Hairston, PCPS. Thanks to Danville Concert Association for donation of tickets for littles chaperones.
For more information, please call Pat Daniel at (434)773-8394.

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Big and Littles Attend The MJ Experience at Danville’s North Theater

On May 1, 2022, BBBS of Danville Area Littles, Malachi, Marquarius, Zedikiah, and Zachariah attended with Big Mike Mondul, Danville's Sheriff, The MJ Experience at the North Theater. Afterwards, the group went to dinner where they had dinner for a King. Thanks to the collaboration that we had with Aces and other board members that we were able to provide tickets to these events.

For more information, please call Pat Daniel at (434)773-8394.

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2022 Scripps Regional Spelling Bee

Saturday March 19, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area sponsored the annual Scripps Regional Spelling Bee. Out of 28 registered participants and after 22 rounds, Gavin Maxey from Dan River Middle School emerged as the winner. We wish Gavin good luck as he prepares for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Special thanks to AU CCECC, Tia Yancey, and Dr. Marc Muneal.

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