All the hard work we accomplish here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island would not be possible without your generous donations.

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Your monetary donations allow us to make a difference in the lives of children throughout the state. Any and all donations are appreciated.


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Our events are a fun way to pass the time, see what we are about, and support our mission all at the same time.

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Every dollar donated to BBBSRI supports and promotes our ongoing mission to better the lives of children throughout Rhode Island.

We put you donations to good use.

80% Goes Towards Programming

  • Mentor recruitment, screening, training, and support.
  • Consistent match (mentor-child) support.
  • Monthly activities hosted by the agency that are free or low-cost to matches.
  • Scholarships for youths.
  • Family support; holiday help, social service work.

12% Goes Towards Fundraising Related Expenses

Special events and fundraisers bring in around 49% of all the money raised for BBBSRI. Along with these events comes expenses. We work diligently to keep these cost at a minimum.

8% Goes Towards Administration and General Operating Expenses

  • Occupancy costs (i.e. rent, utilities, supplies...)
  • Employment of staff who provide high-quality services.
  • Professional development for employees.