Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 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:
Anything is Possible
81% of former Littles surveyed agree their Big gave them hope & changed their perspective of what they thought possible.
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See how we forge strong, long-lasting relationships.
In the Media
Tuesday, 19 February 2013
Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrate 1,600th County Pairing
Santa Maria Times
February 19, 2013, by Jennifer Best
Ken Frye and his Little Brother built doghouses together, cheered for the Dodgers from the stands, played pool and watched movies. They took time for ice cream treats, hung out, grew together, inspired each other.
They were brothers in spirit but didn’t share a single gene.
Frye, a 41-year-old Arroyo Grande custom furniture builder, is a volunteer mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County. Recently, he and his newest Little Brother...
Monday, 14 January 2013
A Little Time Can Make a Big Difference for North County Youngsters
Paso Robles Press
Posted: Monday, Jan 14th, 2013
PASO ROBLES — More local “littles” will be paired with their perfect “bigs” as Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County join with agencies across California to celebrate January’s National Mentor Month.
Thursday, 10 January 2013
"Magic Maker" Rich Ferguson Joins Speakers' Bureau
Rich Ferguson, AKA "The Ice Breaker" "Magic Maker," Rich helps children discover the "magic" in themselves.
He and his Little Brother Joshua were matched for 7 years in San Luis Obispo, California. (See video of his Little Joshua speaking on the impact of their relationship: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZmhJAeFUsc)
Thursday, 27 December 2012
Local Firefighter Helps Young Teen by Becoming his "Big Brother"
By Connie Tran
Firefighters are out in our communities saving lives everyday, but there is one who's touching the life of a young teen, in the most unique way...
Tuesday, 25 December 2012
First Ice Skating Rink in SLO off to a Speedy Start
By Leah Masuda
Tuesday, 25 December 2012
Rink in SLO Expo Center offers wintertime fun today, New Yearís
Residents and guests can work off some Christmas dinner calories today by trying a wintertime activity rarely available on the Central Coast. ... A portion of the proceeds will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Luis Obispo County.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Quotes from National Spokesperson Jamie Foxx
In an exclusive Entertainment Tonight interview aired on Thursday, November 29, 2012, Oscar Award winning actor Jamie Foxx announced that he will serve as Big Brothers Big Sisters' national celebrity spokesperson. See the video, "Jamie Foxx: BigStar, Big Brother"
Wednesday, 28 November 2012
Jamie Foxx Announces Biggest Role Ever: National Spokesperson, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
November 28, 2012 – A small group of teen and pre-teen boys and their mentors joined Oscar Award Winning Actor Jamie Foxx at a private party at his Los Angeles-area home to celebrate the actor’s newest and biggest role ever -- national spokesperson for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America...
Monday, 17 September 2012
SLO Big Brothers Big Sisters Lands Check
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – New Frontiers Dairy Team Leader, Erica Nealey and Marketing Manger Dusty Colyer recently presented a check for $2,699 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of SLO County Board Members Adam Quaglino and Karen Colombo and Executive Director Anna Boyd-Bucy. Five percent of all sales on July 18th....
Thursday, 13 September 2012
Big Brothers Big Sisters of SLO County Kicks Off Fundraising
KSBY news clip
Big Brothers Big Sisters of SLO County kicks off fundraising.
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Big Brothers Big Sisters Fundraising Campaign Kicks Off
Posted: Sep 11, 2012 7:30 AM by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
Monday, 20 August 2012
Miss America, Laura Kaeppeler's Interview with Fox & Friends
Fox News Channel - Fox & Friends
Aug 20, 2012
Miss America, Laura Kaeppeler reveals her story to inspire, mentor kids.