It takes little

to be big

The little moments matter most.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Alaska

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In a world of causes, we make a difference by creating professionally supported, one-to-one matches for kids who want to realize their full potential.

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Enroll a child

Youth who join our program report increased confidence, do better in school, get along with their families, and feel better about themselves.

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Sign up to be a Big

When you befriend a Little, you change lives – starting with your own. As a Big you help not just a child, but an entire family.

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Donate online

Donating online is the fastest, easiest way to support mentorship at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, and help a child.

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Alaskan kids have the potential to change the world.”

OUR PURPOSE?


TO CLEAR THE PATH TO A CHILD’S BIGGEST POSSIBLE FUTURE.

OUR MISSION

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth


The numbers don’t lie.
When youth believe in themselves and what they can accomplish, they’ll enjoy better relationships with their friends, families, and peers, and they’ll help create safer, stronger communities.

IMPROVED ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
MATCHES IN 2021
AVOIDED RISKY BEHAVIORS

MONTHS AVERAGE MATCH LENGTH

DEFENDER OF POTENTIAL


Within every child lies the potential for greatness. We believe that all youth should have the opportunity to succeed in life and live up to their full potential. Learn how to help kids that need someone to help them along that path.

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Littles waiting for a Big
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska

Our mission and vision


Diversity, Equality, Justice, Inclusion

We believe a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization is one where everyone feels valued and respected.

Mission

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth

Vision

Our vision is that all youth reach their full potential with the support from their Bigs and community.


Values

Our values in the BBBSAK program are Community, Resilience, Connection, and Quality Outcomes

Accountability

By partnering with parents/guardians, and others, we are accountable for each child in our program

Purpose

Our purpose is to clear the path to a child’s brightest possible future through encouragement and support.

THREE EASY WAYS TO GIVE to big brothers big sisters of Alaska


It’s not just a donation. It’s empowering a child’s future.
When you donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, you join our cause and directly support kids across the state.

No matter how little or big the amount, donating can start making a difference in the lives of young people around you.

Your gift helps us sustain our mission at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska.
Thank you for your support!

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When you donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, you join our cause and directly support kids across the state.

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DONATE ONLINE!

Donating online is the fastest, easiest way to support mentorship at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, and help a child.

What people are saying about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska


From Bigs to Littles, and their families, too, everyone raves about the impact Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska has had on their life.

“We are just so grateful for this program. It has made our lives so much better, and our kids have learned so much from their Bigs!”

Jessica

Littles Julianna and Tatyana’s Guardian

“I like my Big because he gets me out of the house and takes me out to explore. I don’t get to spend much time with guys, so having a pal to do fun activities with is a great feeling.”

10 Year Old Little Brother

MatSu Valley

“It’s time to remember what’s really important: the human connection. Just remember when you were young and who was there for you.”

Vincent

Long time Big Brother, Fairbanks

ALASKA NATIVE YOUTH OUTREACH


There are currently 125 Alaska Native or American Indian children active in the program (many of whom are waiting for a match), and only 20 Alaska Native or American Indian adults. Of those 20, only 5 are men.
Many families are looking for positive male role models for their sons. This could be you!

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