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Become a Big and provide priceless mentorship to a child. Ignite your child’s potential by finding another champion and mentor for them. Make a gift, because every single dollar counts.

Whether you become a Big, enroll a child, or donate, you’re helping to build futures that shine with great promise and big possibility.

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A Little About Us

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Michigan makes meaningful, monitored matches between volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles), ages 6 through 18, in Kalamazoo, Allegan, Calhoun, and Van Buren counties.

Because of volunteers and donors like you, we’ve been building positive friendships that transform young people for 64 years and counting.

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Get In The Game: Level Up The Next Generation, next to a vintage video game console in BBBS green

100+ Southwest Michigan youth waiting for a mentor

From September 1-October 30, BBBS challenges the community to Get in the Game and help get each of the 100+ youth on the waitlist matched with a mentor.

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