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Take the Next Step - Join the Movement Today!

Big Brothers Big Sisters isn't just an organization — it's a movement. A movement that needs people like you who share our passion for kids in Kansas City.


Ready to get started? Keep reading to learn about all the ways you can make a difference in our community.

1. Be a Big

Defend, inspire and empower your Little’s potential as a Big Brother, Big Sister or Big Couple! A couple hours a week can have a powerful impact in a young person’s life here in KC. We have more than 300 children waiting for a Big like you.

Get Started »


2. Participate in Bowl for Kids' Sake

Bowl for Kids’ Sake is our largest annual fundraiser, raising over $850,000 in 2018. Getting involved is as easy as 1-2-3:

  1. Squad: Form your 6-person team with friends, family or coworkers
  2. Fundraise: A personal online fundraising page will be created just for you. Share this webpage to ask for donations via social media, text, email or carrier pigeon.
  3. Party: Celebrate all of your hard work with your team and enjoy free cosmic bowling, pizza, beer, ice cream and tons of prizes.

Registration for Summer Bowl 2020 will open in spring 2020 »


3. Become a Match Maker

You can make a big impact for the kids we serve by simply donating through our Match Makers program. Match Makers is a monthly giving program where you can give $25, $35, $50, or more each month. As a Match Maker, you'll receive a monthly story about a match we were able to make because of your generous donation. You can feel good knowing that your donation will help cover the costs to introduce a new waiting Little to their Big every month!

Become a Match Maker »


4. Join the Big Impact Group

Launched in 2009, the Big Impact Group (B.I.G.) is a great opportunity for young professionals in Kansas City to get involved in expanding awareness for BBBSKC. Along with creating awareness, B.I.G. helps lead key agency initiatives and is responsible for recruiting volunteer mentors and raising funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters. The group holds regular events throughout the year that are focused on fundraising, networking, and professional development. Have questions? Email Micheala at micheala@bbbskc.org for more information on joining this group.

Apply to join B.I.G. in 2020 »


5. Join the Diversity Task Force

The Diversity Task Force is a group of community leaders that champion Diversity and Inclusion initiatives for the agency. Each year, they strive to recruit a group of 200 diverse Bigs to the BBBSKC program. Members of the task force use their connections to provide resources to BBBSKC, brainstorm marketing ideas, and plan events and campaigns designed around diverse recruitment and increasing our inclusive community presence.

Learn More About Joining the Task Force »


6. Join the Donation Center Board

This group focuses on BBBSKC’s partnership with Savers Thrift Stores and the clothing donation business. The Donation Center Board makes decisions that lead a productive and profitable model that provides funding to the BBBSKC program. Interested? Set up a meeting with Colby Jones, CFO, to learn more!

Learn More About Joining the Donation Center Board »


7. Join the Volunteer Corps

This group helps increase BBBSKC’s brand recognition throughout the community by volunteering at special community events, recruitment fairs, fundraising events and promotional opportunities. Want to join the Corps? Send an email to Hannah Neel today!

Join the Corps »


8. Stay Connected to BBBSKC - Subscribe!

The best way to stay in-the-know on all things BBBSKC is by subscribing to our email list. Sign up to day to make sure you stay updated on all events, volunteer opportunities, deals and discounts in the Kansas City area!

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