ABOUT US

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

We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving:

• Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships •

• Avoidance of risky behaviors •

• Educational success •

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Christie Clemons

President

Dave Axberg

Vice President

Phillip Sullivan

Treasurer

Hal Sweasey

Secretary

Karen Colombo

Immediate Past President

Retired Financial Analyst

Mike Belezzuoli

Monique Carlton

Machele DuBois

Bryan Gingg

Investor/Community Activist

Holly Holliday

Kaitlin King

SUCCESS STORIES

LITTLE BROTHER NEVIN

Little Brother Nevin, at age ten, felt like he had to be the “man of the family” in order to help his single mom deal with the challenges of raising his two siblings, a developmentally disabled older brother and younger sister…

LITTLE SISTER VANESA

Little Sister Vanesa lives with her elderly grandparents who have significant health issues and speak limited English. She gets lots of love at home, but before meeting Big Sister Lupita, the eight-year-old rarely got a chance to leave the house…

LITTLE SISTER MONIQUE

Little Sister Monique was six years old when her mom went to prison on drug charges, but she had already been absent from Monique’s life for years before that. Dad says, “I can give her the basic things she needs…but she still needs a woman in her life.”…

LITTLE BROTHER ANTHONY

Little Brother Anthony doesn’t remember his own dad, who died nine years ago after a long battle with cancer, but he keeps a picture of him on the nightstand so he can talk to him at bed-time and tell him about his day….

IN THE MEDIA

BUSINESS PARTNERS

Business Partners allow us to make meaningful matches between adult mentors and children in our local community and receive certain tickets and privileges. Their support helps ensure children in the Big Brothers Big Sisters programs live up to their full potential.

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REALTORS’ & LENDERS’ CIRCLE

Realtors’ & Lenders’ Circle members donate in honor of their clients following each closed escrow transaction and receive benefits.

FINANCIALS

It’s your money that keeps us going and enables us to start more kids on the right path. So you have every right to know how it is used. Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County is a 501c3 (tax exempt) organization.