ABOUT US

Our mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. 

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

Dave Axberg

President

Christie Clemons

Vice President / Immediate Past President

Erin Nagle

Erin Nagle

Treasurer

Hal Sweasey

Secretary

Karen Colombo

Retired Financial Analyst

Machele DuBois

Bryan Gingg

Rest in Peace

Investor/Community Activist

SUCCESS STORIES

LITTLE BROTHER DANNY

Our Little Brother, Danny is a 10-year-old boy who is currently in foster care, which he has been in and out of for a number of years.  His bio mom and dad were incarcerated for drugs and bank robbery. Danny’s parents are attempting to re-enter his life, but…

LITTLE SISTER HANNAH

With her mother in jail, Hannah’s grandparents brought her to our program to find a Big Sister who could “keep up with Hailey’s energy and gregariousness.” We matched Hannah with Big Sister Natalie, an active and enthusiastic woman looking to support a child…

LITTLE SISTER NATALIE

When Natalie entered our program she was very shy and withdrawn, which was causing problems in school.  Natalie couldn’t bring herself to speak to her teacher, participate in class, or even ask for help when she didn’t understand something. Her parents wanted to help,….

LITTLE BROTHER MIGUEL

Eight year old Miguel and his sister were being raised by a young, single mother. Hardly seeing his father as a child was difficult and left him feeling alone with his troubles. He faced challenges at school. A language barrier plus his small stature…

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.

Igniting potential, Little by Little.

Grant Funders

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.