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When you give to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay, you help thousands of children in the local area achieve their full potential through our unique programming and proven community impact.

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Lend a hand or two and support local fundraising efforts here in the Tampa Bay Area.

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Employee giving programs offer an exciting opportunity to have a greater impact. Each Donation could be doubled, tripled, or more, and every hour volunteered could come with a monetary contribution.

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It takes money to carefully screen, interview and support the volunteers and families in our program. Our professional Match Support Specialists actively oversee each Big/Little “match” to help them develop the strong, continuing relationships that provide the greatest benefit to the kids in our program. And there are always more children who can benefit from a relationship with a mentor. We’d like to provide a mentor to every single child who wants and needs one, but we can’t–without your help. Consider making a one-time gift or a multi-year pledge. You can also give easy monthly payments. Your donation is more important than ever.

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Bringing a little sunlight into a child’s life empowers their ability to shine brightly. With your support, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay provides both children and mentors the essential tools to develop a lifelong, purposeful relationship.

Our programs wouldn’t exist without the dedication of our Bigs. We are grateful for the time you spend with your Little; the impact will last a lifetime. But did you know it costs on average $1,500 to match a Big with Little for one year? Give today and help more children in our community reach their full potential.

A copy of the official registration of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and its financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling Toll-free (800) 435-7352 within the State of Florida or online at www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. Tax ID # 59-217-3085

2021 Financial Information

Form 990 Public Disclosure • Financial AuditAnnual Report

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of Littles were promoted to the next grade level in 2021

99

of Littles avoided risky behaviors in 2021

83

of Littles maintained or improved their their academic performance in 2021

2,124

Littles served by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay in 2021

Conversation Cards

Build a deeper connection between a Big and a Little, a teacher and a student, or even a parent and child through our BBBS Conversation Cards. These cards are designed to start thought-provoking conversations through guided questions that reinforce the social and emotional learning wheel. Each card features an emoji corresponding to the questions, which explore both comfortable and uncomfortable emotions. Cards can be used for games like Go Fish, or to enhance memory, or to identify emotions. Watch this short video for more details about our Conversation Cards.

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License Plates

There are thousands of children across Florida in need of a mentor. But being a volunteer mentor and role model is only one of the ways to support Big Brothers Big Sisters. You can also purchase one of our license plates at your local tax collector’s office. For each plate sold, Big Brothers Big Sisters receives $25 to help kids across Florida develop a firm foundation for a Big Life. Do your part to drive kids in the right direction.

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