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Donating online is the fastest, easiest way to join the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission and help a child. Your financial support allows us to keep doing what we do: empowering kids in your community to achieve their potential. So start a child on their way to becoming an engineer or an artist. All it takes is the click of a mouse. 

One-time Gift

When you donate online to Big Brothers Big Sisters, you join our cause and directly support children in your community. No matter how little or big the amount, donating can start making a difference in the lives of young people around you.


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Honor/Memorial Gift
We’d be honored to receive a donation in honor of a special someone or occasion.

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Monthly Giving
Each month, your generous commitment to our cause will help support a match between a Big and a Little—a match that can start paving the way for a child to succeed in school and in life.


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To donate by check, please mail your donation with this donation form.

For other ways to support our agency, such as matching gifts and in-kind donations,

please visit our Other Ways to Support page.  

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Rhodes, Manager of Individual & Major Gifts, at 312.207.5622.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago is a local, independent nonprofit 501(c)3 organization and as such accept contributions which are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Please note that the portion of your contribution that exceeds the value of any gifts or services you receive is tax-deductible.  As always, you should consult your financial planner or tax advisor about specifics of your gift.  For more information on charitable gifts and IRS policy, please visit the Charitable Contributions section of the IRS website here: Charitable Contributions

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Click here or call 844-800-2227 to donate your used clothing and household items!

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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