Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas

10843 Gulfdale St, San Antonio, Tx 78216, Usa
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Our mission Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
COVID-19 Impact
New way to do staff meeting

New way to do staff meeting

COVID-19 Impact Data
Volunteer hours lost 0.0
Financial loss $30,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas

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Car Wash for Kids’ Sake

Purchase a $20 car wash ticket: Get your car squeaky clean while helping us raise some green! Purchase your car wash in advance through our convenient platform. Only $20 per vehicle! Volunteer to wash cars: join a car washing team for a 2-hour shift. Volunteers can also ask friends and families to pledge $10 per… See full description
  • 12-15, 16-18, Adults (18+), 55+, Child with Adult
  • One-time
  • None
  • Weekends
  • Individuals, Groups (2-10), Groups (10+), Families, Corporate Teams
  • In-person, Outdoor
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Become a Big

Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do. You have the opportunity to help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve success. And the best part is, it’s a lot of fun.
  • Weekly, Monthly
  • 21+, 55+, Adults
  • Individuals
  • Indoor, Outdoor
  • Formal
  • Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends
About us Youth today are growing up without the support and guidance they need to be successful. Without access to positive role models, they too often fall prey to the dysfunctional cycles of poverty, delinquency, teen pregnancy, substance abuse, failure and incarceration that characterize their neighborhoods and schools. Boys of color, particularly Hispanic and African American boys, face overwhelming obstacles that limit their potential. Mentoring is an evidence-based approach to addressing positive youth outcomes. Youth in our mentoring programs experience a wide range of factors that limit their ability to achieve their full potential. These interrelated stressors have a cumulative effect of making youth more vulnerable to negative behaviors and delinquency. BBBS serves youth who are struggling academically, who lack self-esteem, who have been abused, who have family members in prison, who are living in single parent homes or with grandparents, and who are living in poverty. Having access to a caring, positive role model who inspires the potential of these youth has been proven effective.
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