KIDS ARE WAITING FOR A BIG

ACTIVE MATCHES IN KANSAS CITY

HOURS OF ONE-TO-ONE MENTORING THIS WEEK

FAMILIES IMPACTED THIS WEEK

Our Impact As Of

July 20, 2024

STANDING TOGETHER TO DEFEND POTENTIAL  

In a world of causes, we make a difference by creating professionally supported, one-to-one Matches for kids who want to realize their full potential.

OUR PURPOSE

To clear the path to a child’s biggest possible future.

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Your financial support helps us provide our programs to children in our community who need it the most and will help us develop more college grads, community leaders and entrepreneurs.

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MEET OUR MATCHES

CREATING
FRIENDSHIPS,

CHANGING
FUTURES

 

There are over 1,000 active matches in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and each one of them has a story. Take a minute and get to know just a few of our amazing Matches here.

Since 2014

Tandra & Gabby


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Since 2011

Kevin & Luis


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Since 2007

John & Rachaad


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Since 2018

Brian, Bonnie, & Oskar


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Since 2014

Burt & Colten


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Since 2018

Chris & Shane


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News and Stories

The Lifelong Impact of Mentorship: Big Sister Amy’s Journey with BBBSKC

Out of the 1,031 current Active Matches in Kansas City, there are a handful that have been matched for over a decade.  Big Sister Amy and Little Sister Alayna are one of those decade-long friendships, being matched for 12 years.  Read below more about their inspiring...

Celebrating Our National Big Brother and Little Brother of the Year!

Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) honors one Big Brother and Little Brother and one Big Sister and Little Sister for their extraordinary dedication and the incredible impact they have on each other. This year, we are delighted to announce that...

School Supply Drive

KCTV5 is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters to provide school supplies to 1,500 waiting and matched Littles in the program. Supplies must be new and in packaging.  Donate by: -Purchase items from the Amazon Wish List here. -Donate online here. Thank you for your...

Upcoming Events

Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters largest and most important annual fundraiser. All you have to do is gather your friends, fundraise to support BBBS and show up for a fun party.

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Rise Rooftop Crawl

Rise is a unique event where attendees crawl through exclusive, private rooftops of the Crossroads District with incredible views of the Downtown skyline. Guests enjoy food, drinks, music, and themed fun as they travel from one rooftop to the next, ending with an afterparty celebration.

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RISE rooftop crawl

Rise is a unique event where attendees crawl through exclusive, private rooftops of the Crossroads District with incredible views of the Downtown skyline. Guests enjoy food, drinks, music, and themed fun as they travel from one rooftop to the next, ending with an afterparty celebration.

Most Wanted Auction

Annually a class of dynamic, charismatic, charitable, passionate, hard-working professionals are chosen to be honored as KC’s Most Wanted. These individuals are movers and shakers who are making a big difference in their profession and in their community.

The selected honorees are featured in the November issue of The Independent and will be honored at the annual Most Wanted Auction which benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City.

The event will be held at the The Midland. You can expect live music, entertainment, inspiring mission moments and incredible, once in a lifetime, live and silent auction packages.

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