So Many Ways to Get Started

Looking to get involved? Whether you’re interested in donating, volunteering or enrolling your child, Big Brothers Big Sisters offers several ways to become a part of our organization.


Our mission is to create and support one to one mentoring relationships that ignite the power
and promise of youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters believes that inherent in every child is the
ability to succeed and we have committed ourselves to serving children in Alabama for over
40 years. Professional staff carefully match children with volunteer mentors in long-term,
one-to-one mentoring relationships. In addition, Big Brothers Big Sisters provides child safety
training and ongoing professional support to volunteers, children, and parents/guardians
throughout the life of the match.


We are defending the potential of Alabama’s youth!

  • 6 agencies covering 41 counties.
  • 3,000 matches were professionally supported last year
  • 30 months average community-based match length.
  • 13 months average School/Site based match length.
  • High participant satisfaction ensures program retention.

Big meets Little.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham targets the children who need us most, including those living in single parent homes, growing up in poverty and coping with parental incarceration. Starting something begins with finding a great match between a Big and a Little. Making these matches, and performing all the background work involved with them, is possible because of donations from people like you. It's also why we're able to offer such a wide variety of programs that pair children, ages 7 through 15, with role models in one-to-one relationships.