About Us

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures. We nurture children and strengthen communities.
We couldn't do any of it without you.

Mission & Vision

Vision: All youth achieve their full potential.

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

Empowering Potential and Changing Lives

Since 1969, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota has believed that in every child is the potential to succeed and thrive. We make meaningful, professionally supported matches between Volunteers and youth. BBBS of Central MN serves youth between the ages of 5 and 21 across a five county service area: Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, Morrison, and northern Wright County.

Each year BBBS surveys the youth in our programs and the youth surveyed report:

of youth improved or maintained their grades
of youth improved or maintained their attitudes toward risky behaviors
of youth improved or maintained their parental trust

Inclusivity Statement

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MN, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is an integral part of our values and mission. We recognize, affirm, and celebrate the diverse backgrounds, lives, and experiences of our stakeholders, including youth, families, board members, donors, volunteers, and staff. We ensure the opportunity for voices and perspectives to be heard and honored. In the community, we foster an environment where people can be their best selves.

We affirm that every person [regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, gender expression, income, national origin, race or sexual orientation, marital or veteran status] has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We strive to realize the full potential that is within all of us by ensuring that voices and perspectives are heard and honored.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Whether you get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a donor, potential Big Brother or Big Sister, partner, advocate, or family member,
you have the power to change a child's future for the better.

Contact Us

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota
203 Cooper Ave N Ste 162
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
Phone: 320-253-1616
Fax: 320-253-1702