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What if every child fulfilled their potential? Think how amazing that would be. Now, you can start more Littles on the path to big things.

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Help to build brighter futures for Chicagoland youth

Volunteering is fun, big time.

Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most enjoyable things you’ll ever do. Not to mention, one of the most fulfilling. You have the opportunity to help shape a child’s future for the better by inspiring positive change and empowering them to achieve what they never dreamed possible. And the best part is, it’s actually a lot of fun. 

Big meets Little.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago 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 14, with role models in one-to-one relationships.



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Looking for more information that we have provided here? Call one of our Customer Relations Specialists and they can get your questions answered:
Michelle Faherty: 312-207-4227
Kari O’Brien: 312-207-5643 

    
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A portion of the proceeds of your used clothing and household item donations directly benefit the programs of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago.

 
 
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