Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon works with the kids and families who need us most.  We work with great kids who can use a positive role model and extra support. Together we can redefine what is possible for children in our community.  Be someone who matters to someone who matters.  Please join us to make a difference in a child’s life through volunteer service or donations.

Mission: To provide children facing adversity with mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better.

Vision: Every child in Central Oregon that needs a mentor is matched with one leading to higher aspirations, improved academic success and healthy life choices

Our Purpose: For every child to have the opportunity to succeed in life and live up to their full potential.

Interested in Becoming a Big?

Click here for our volunteer application.  Being a Big Brother or Big Sister is one of the most enjoyable things you’ll ever do. Not to mention, one of the most fulfilling. You have the opportunity to help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve. And the best part is, it’s actually a lot of fun. You and your Little can share the kinds of activities you already like to do.  Central Oregon needs caring volunteers to step up to the plate to help children here in our community reach their full potential!


Mentoring tip of the day: Listen. When you ask questions and listen, you give Littles permission to share their stories and personal experiences without criticism. #bbbsco #mentoringmatters ... See MoreSee Less

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Little Brother, Dakota had an awesome time tubing at Mt. Bachelor with his Bigs, Chris & Joann! Tubing is a fun activity to do with your Littles this winter and you can do it for free at Wanoga Snow Park if you have your own tubes. For more winter-time activity ideas to do with your Littles, please don't hesitate to call our office! ... See MoreSee Less

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Bigs & Littles! Don’t forget that next Saturday, December 16th, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm is our holiday party at our office (2125 NE Daggett Lane). There will be snacks and crafts for the children to make presents for their family. Please R.S.V.P. to or call our office 541-312-6047. ... See MoreSee Less

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We are so excited that Bend Pizza Kitchen will be donating 100% of January 16th’s profits to BBBSCO! Mark your calendars now!! In the meantime, please support this local business who supports Central Oregon youth!! #bendpizzakitchen @bestbendpizza #bbbsco ... See MoreSee Less

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Amazing Matches

  • Big Sister Cherri Miller and Little Sister Angel hit their 11 Year Anniversary in March!!
  • Big Sister Olivia and Little Sister Julieanna are celebrating their 1 year anniversary in February!!
  • Big Sister Cinnamon Crandall is the Big Sister of the Year in the state of Oregon!!