Our VisionMaking an impact in
children's lives.

Our Mission. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
Our Vision is that all youth achieve their full potential.

Children Playing
"I've been a volunteer with BBBS of Siouxland for a year. This is a great group of dedicated people. Being a 'big' is one of the coolest things I've done in my life. I can't encourage it enough.""Big" Ben Nesselhuf

Changing perspectivesChanging lives.

We are here to start something. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland is not your typical organization. We help children realize their potential and build their futures. We nurture children and strengthen our community. We couldn’t do any of it without you.

For more than 40 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 - 13 years old, with the match continuing until the Little graduate's high school, in communities all around Siouxland. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.


Feel the Impact.

A study for Big Brothers Big Sisters found that kids matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister:
• Are more confident
• Are more likely to steer clear of drugs and alcohol
• Do better in school
• Get along better with their family and friends
• Feel better about themselves

Pride, Support, InspirationBe a Mentor.


The most important thingYour child's safety.

Parents Wanted.

You know what’s best for your child. We’ll need your help from the start, providing information about your child’s strengths and needs, and ultimately approving the Big Brother or Big Sister match, but your role doesn’t end there.

Safety from the Start.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland conducts a thorough background check on every volunteer in our program and every relationship is closely monitored and supported by a professionally trained match coordinator.


There are many ways you can support BBBS of Siouxland. Your donation positively impacts a child’s life. Not to mention, it makes you a part of something Big.

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

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Enroll a Child

You know their potential.
Give your child the opportunity to be part of BBBS of Siouxland, you’re starting them down a path to an even brighter, more promising future.

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Incredible CareersStart working with us.

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siouxland, we’re always looking for talented, dedicated people who believe in the power of role models and the potential of children.

Let's Get Started!

The InfoOur stats at a glance.

A Brave Bunch
of former Littles surveyed agree their experience influenced them in overcoming adversity or problems with courage.

Anything is Possible
of former Littles surveyed agree their Big gave them hope and changed their perspective of what they thought possible.

Make an Impact
of former Littles surveyed agree their experience influenced them in showing understanding to those less fortunate.