Current Event

Big Brothers Big Sisters Match or Family Activities are a great way to be engaged. Major events or Fundraisers are also an important part of the agency. Click the “read more” button to find out what’s happening right now!

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Sponsor Bowl

Bowl for Kids’ Sake is our largest annual fundraiser, which takes place during the month of March with over 200 bowlers participating. Your Sponsorship of this event impacts the lives of hundreds of children on an annual basis. Big Brothers Big Sisters relies on this fundraiser to fund many of the agencies day to day services including:

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Matching A Child

The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore work to find a match between Bigs and Littles - taking into account personalities, parental preference and other criteria.

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Sign Up A Little

Would you like to sign your child up as a Little? Click the "Read More" button or call us at
(231) 798-1391 or (888) 499-BIGS and we will help you get the process started.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore relies on donations from people like you to keep our organization running.

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Get Involved

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore relies on the support of their communities to provide the services necessary for the children involved. There are many ways you can assist and be involved with BBBS of the Lakeshore.

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Our Mission: Provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.



Our Vision

All children achieve success in life.


For more than 100 years (locally since 1969), Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles), ages 5 through 12, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.




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