Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

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Year Founded:
1959
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Nichole Turgeon
Main Address:
10831 Old Mill Road
Suite 400
Omaha, NE 68154

What We Do

Mentoring that ignites and empowers the potential of youth will lift up our community. Join the movement.

BECOME A MENTOR in one of our two programs, Community-Based or Technology-enhanced mentoring...

Community-Based Mentoring:
- Explore the community when you get a bite to eat, learn a skill, or enjoy a hobby.
- Two outings per month (total 4 hours).
- Mentees are 7-14.

Technology-Enhanced Mentoring (MentorU)
- Build a relationship, shape the future workforce.
- Explore post-secondary options like STEM, trades, healthcare, business and more.
- 2.5 hours per month + 1 in-person meeting per month.
- High school freshman in Council Bluffs high schools.

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

Winner 2017 and 2019: Mid-Large Agency of the Year among all Big Brothers Big Sisters affiliates

Interesting Info

Supports over 1,000 children each year.
"Best Nonprofit To Work For (small nonprofit)" by The Nonprofit Times in 2017
Our program is free (Bigs and Littles even get discounts to restaurants, entertainment and more!)

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Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Mentor: Community Based Mentoring
Repeats every day 720 times.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 (All day)
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Become a Mentor: Technology-Enhanced Mentoring (Mentor U)
Repeats every day 720 times.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 (All day)
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Upcoming Events

Big Basketball Bash March 28, 2020 -
4:00pm to 10:30pm
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Bowl for Kids' Sake
April 24, 2020 (All day) to April 25, 2020 (All day)
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Bowl for Kids' Sake
April 30, 2020 (All day) to May 1, 2020 (All day)
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