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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Nichole Turgeon
Main Address:
1209 Harney Street
Suite 110
Omaha, NE 68102

What We Do

The pandemic is still really tough for many kids. Right now, the 1-to-1 support of a mentor can help them move forward. Big Brothers Big Sisters is proud to launch The Big Recovery to help youth bounce back from the pandemic.

As kids navigate another challenging school year, it will take the goodness of our whole community to help them get back on track for success in the classroom and in life.

Become a mentor today! We offer two distinct programs that let you decide how you can make a positive impact on youth in our community in a way that best fits your lifestyle. Or help provide our safe, proven, accessible and free programs to kids and families across the Omaha metro with a donation.

Community-Based Mentoring:
- 1 year minimum
- 2 outings per month for a total of 4 hours
- Mentees: ages 7-14
- Due to COVID, mentors may register, interview, train and be matched online. Mentoring in-person has resumed with safety precautions at this time.

MentorU (Technology-Enhanced Mentoring):
- 1 minimum commitment
- 2.5 hours per month
- Weekly online messages and 1 in-person meeting every 6 weeks
- Mentees: Council Bluffs High school students
- Register and training: Spring 2022; Start mentoring: September 2022

Serving Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, Saunders, Washington, Pottawattamie and Mills counties since 1959.


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Supports nearly 1,000 youth each year
2021, 2020 and 2017 "Top 50 Best Nonprofits To Work For" by The NonProfit Times
2019 and 2017 Big Brothers Big Sisters Mid-Large Agency of the Year

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