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Together, we ignite potential

With our volunteer Big Brothers and Big Sisters, we’ve been transforming West Michigan Lakeshore children’s lives through professionally supported, mentoring relationships for over 50 years.

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Mentoring Works

Mentoring works. We see it every day in the stories from our Bigs and Littles and in our research studies. And you can experience it firsthand. When you mentor, you change the life of a child and make a lasting, positive impact on your community.

Researchers found that after 18 months of spending time with their Bigs, the Little Brothers and Little Sisters, compared to those children not in our program, were:

46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs

52% less likely to skip school

33% less likely to hit someone


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Let our lives be full of thanks and giving. Happy Thanksgiving from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore! ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Monday Friends! Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore is hosting a mini pop can drive starting today until Friday, December 9th! If you have any extra cans around your home that you would like to depart with contact Cloey at cloey@bbbslakeshore.org to arrange a contactless pick up or drop off to our office. Or if you don't have any pop cans, please feel free to share this post with your family and friends! We are Bigger Together! ... See MoreSee Less
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Staff were excited to gather with amazing local leaders and game changers at Community Foundation for Muskegon County Celebrating Heroes Annual Gathering to celebrate local heroes who are committed to creating a thriving community! An amazing opportunity to listen to thoughtful and talented author, Mr. Matt de la Pena, who reminds us that our lives are stories in the making with each obstacle, milestone, and decision can shift our story in a new direction. Our Bigs and Littles make a big impact in each other's lives and help co-write their life story in the making! We feel honored to be a part of our Bigs and Littles stories. We know their future is bright!💚🖤💚 ... See MoreSee Less
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