Big Brothers Big Sisters of London and Area

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a volunteer-driven charitable organization focused on enriching lives through mentoring. Our mission is to enrich lives by providing quality mentoring relationships to young people in need, helping to create strong and resilient community members. Our vision is to provide quality mentoring programs to every young person in need.

Feb 01, 2023
Big Brothers Big Sisters of London and Area At a local elementary school
For almost 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of London and Area has been supporting children and youth who face adverse childhood experiences by providing them with a mentor. All our programs—whether it’s 1:1 matching or group sessions—have the gold standard of mentorship at their core. We offer the following two In-School Group Mentoring Programs: Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds is a program for girls ages 12-14 that focuses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. The single, most important goal of the program is to positively shape the lives of young women and girls by helping them build a positive self-image – setting them on a path to reach their full potential in life. Game On! Eat Smart, Play Smart, Live Smart is a program for boys ages 12-14 that provides them with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices. Participants engage in non-traditional physical activities (always...