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JOIN US AS A DEFENDER OF POTENTIAL

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

BBBS Volunteers at RDA’s Christmas Tree Lighting

On Friday night, December 3, 2021, River District Association held its annual Christmas Tree lighting at the Downtown Plaza. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area provided volunteers at three different stations. For more information, contact Pat Daniel at 434-792-3700 ext 108.

Popcorn, Candy, Cookies, and Hot Chocolate Stand Volunteers (pictured above): Demond, Pat Daniel, T'kai, Zoya, Nyariah, and Eniyah

Sitting with Santa and Mrs. Claus Volunteers (pictured below): Zoya and Fire Marshall Shelby Irving

2021 RDA Tree Lighting Santa and Mrs Claus

Gently Used Coat Drop-Off Volunteers (pictured below): T'kai, Zoya, Pat Daniel, Kelvin Perry, and Demond

2021 RDA Tree Lighting Coat Drop Off
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BBBS and SOVAH Health Deliver Santa Breakfasts

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area partnered with SOVAH Health to make deliveries of Santa breakfasts to agency Littles. Special thanks to Ms. Dorothy and Ms. Antoinette (pictured) who helped in preparation and loading of goodies. For more info, call 434-792-3700 ext 108.

Special thanks to Harold (pictured below) and Mr. Harvey for their help in delivery to the Clement brothers of their Santa breakfasts.

2021 BBBS and SOVAH Health Santa Breakfast 2

Ms. Nations and her girls (pictured below) came to the Big Brothers Big Sisters van to pick up their breakfasts.

2021 BBBS and SOVAH Health Santa Breakfast 3
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Board Member Donates on #GivingTuesday

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area CEO, Pat Daniel, receives a $100 donation from Board Chair, Kelvin Perry on #GivingTuesday . Thanks to all our 2021 contributors. We invite you to continue in 2022.

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