Now more than ever, our children need mentors.

Now more than ever our children need mentors. There are over 100 kids waiting for a Big Brother or Big Sister. 80% of children on the waiting list are boys, so there is a critical need for men in our service area from Pensacola to Panama City. If you have ever considered mentoring a child, now is the time to get involved! Our knowledgeable staff is ready to answer any questions you might have about our programs. Click the button below to learn more. Become the positive change in a child's life today!

32 Years of Little Feet. Big Strides.

The Bear family has played an important role in building the foundation of the local agency. The local building in Pensacola is named the Bear Family Foundation Center For Hope to honor their legacy and endless support. To learn more or give a gift to our Bold Steps campaign, click the image below. 

Big News

2021 Bigs of the Year

Click here to learn more about our 2021 Bigs of the Year! These individuals have exceeded all expectations of igniting, empowering, and defending the potential of youth in Northwest Florida.

Sean of the south

Join us for an evening of storytelling and music with Sean for belly laughs and good ole' Southern hospitality. This show will sell out quickly, so you'll want to snag your tickets before it's too late!

SHOP amazonsmile

SHOP AmazonSmile! Now you can shop on your mobile device and amazonsmile will donate 0.5% of all eligible purchases to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida! It has the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping as the Amazon you know, it just helps defend the potential of youth. To add Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida as your selected nonprofit, click here.

FL State License Plate

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida ranks third out of the 11  Florida agencies for most license plates sold in their service region! We have partnered with our local tax collector from Pensacola to Panama City to promote our Big Brothers Big Sisters Florida State License Plate. For each plate sold, our agency will receive $25. This an easy way for you to help support and spread our mission. To learn more about how you can get your BBBS Specialty FL State License Plate, click here.

Big News

Whether we’re making an impact, or making headlines, there’s always something newsworthy going on at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida!

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Impact in Northwest Florida

Youth avoided the Juvenile Justice System
Maintained or improved risk taking behavior
Maintained or improved education expectations
Youth promoted on time to the next grade
Seniors graduated with post-secondary plans
Youth maintained or improved school attendance
Youth had no behavioral referrals or suspensions

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, Inc. is a 501(C)3 organization and meets all the requirements specified by the Florida Solicitation of Contribution(s) act. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE, The toll-free number of the department Is 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) calling from within the state of Florida, or (850) 410-3800-calling from outside of Florida. The department's website is Registration #CH16741