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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

Do Good Week is here, and you can help in a BIG way!

1. Become a mentor! Over 40 kids are waiting for a Big right now
2. Join your friends and neighbors across our community and help fund new matches
3. Shop for items on our Amazon Wish List

- Mission Monday: learn more about us
- New Donor Tuesday: become a supporter
- Waitlist Wednesday: over 40 kids are waiting for a mentor
- Volun-Thursday: join our virtual Info Session and learn more about becoming a Big (register below)
- Fund It Friday: help match kids with a mentor

Across our community, kids are anxious and isolated, and it's taking a toll on their mental and behavioral health. Our youth need the focus and support of a mentor. You can make it possible.

Kids on our waitlist need you to help reach our $15,000 Do Good Week goal to help ensure they're matched with a mentor this spring.

Please, do some good this week!

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Mentoring that ignites and empowers the potential of youth.

In-person or online— you can become a mentor! Littles on our waitlist need support now more than ever. Start the process virtually at home --> transition to in-person meetings.

Community-Based Mentoring:
- 1 year minimum
- 2 outings per month for a total of 4 hours (in-person)
- Mentees: ages 7-14
- Due to COVID-19, 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 year minimum commitment
- 2.5 hours per month
- Weekly online messages and 1 in-person meeting every 6 weeks
- Mentees: High school students
- Register and training: Summer 2021; Start mentoring: August 2021

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

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Support our Community Partners!

THRIFT WORLD - Donate your used clothing and household items! Schedule a pick-up and support our mission today: thriftworld.com/donate

Interesting Info

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

Give Shop® Wish List

Volunteer Opportunities

We do not have any volunteer needs at this time, but others do! Please search all opportunities now.

Upcoming Events

Fore Potential Golf Scramble June 21, 2021   Read more »
Match Maker Luncheon September 7, 2021 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Read more »

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