Big Brothers Big Sisters

Programs: Big Brothers Big SistersEvery child needs someone who believes in them. Mentoring provides children with the single greatest advantage they need to grow up successfully: friendship with a caring adult.

Make a Difference
Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children who need and want a mentor. Through the personal growth and guidance of a professionally supported, one-to-one relationship, children develop self-confidence and assurance. Adult mentors develop, grow, and have fun, too!

BBBS Bowl for Kids Sake LogoResearch demonstrates kids who receive mentoring are…

  • 46 % less likely to begin using illegal drugs
  • 27% less likely to begin using alcohol
  • 52% less likely to skip school
  • 56% more likely to receive higher grades

Big Brothers Big Sisters needs mentors for children aged 5-14. You can open the doors to a whole new world.

January is Mentoring Month! To celebrate, in 2010 we went to Montpelier to meet Governor Douglas.

Find out what it’s like to have Senator Bob Hartwell as your big brother!


For more information
Kara Reimann
802-442-5491 x203
Bennington BB/BS Program Coordinator
100 Ledge Hill Drive
P.O. Box 588
Bennington, VT 05201

Sue Pierce
Northshire Early Childhood Services Manager
5312 Main Street (Stephen Lundy Building)
P.O. Box 815
Manchester Center, VT 05255