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Not to mention, it makes you a part of something big.

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Every gift makes a difference!

Become a Defender of Potential. Discover the many ways in which you can support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga, and empower Chattanooga's youth to realize their full potential. No gift is too Big or too Little.

Planned Giving

Your legacy can have an impact, too. A planned gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga ensures the continuation of our mentoring programs and creates your own legacy of support. Planned giving also offers significant advantages, including tax breaks. If you're considering making Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga part of your trust, bequest, insurance policy, or endowment, please contact Shadrina Booker at

Make a one-time gift

Your gift will have a significant impact on a child in our community. You can support the cost of:

✓ Recruiting a new Big

✓ Running background checks

✓  Measuring the progress of Littles and evaluating programs to ensure effectiveness

✓  Training Bigs in child safety and effective mentoring

✓  Providing ongoing match support

✓  Evaluating Bigs and Littles to determine lasting and effective matches

✓  You can also aim to covering the full cost of a match through our Sponsor a Match program. Each match between a Little and a Big costs us approximately $1,500 for a full year.


Special Events

Attend or Sponsor one of our three BIG events each year:

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Join a giving society

You can provide ongoing support to Big Brothers Big Sisters as part of one of our annual giving societies. Whether you give $50 a month as a monthly Match Maker or join our Mentor Circle of our Bigs contributing to BBBS annually, your continuous gifts support the sustainability of our organization and the effectiveness of our mission for years to come.


Recruit your friends

When you celebrate, we celebrate. Host a fundraiser for your birthday, a special occasion, or just because! Gather your friends, family, and social network to support Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Chattanooga in raising funds to provide quality youth mentoring programs in the greater Chattanooga area. The suggested minimum fundraising goal is $1,500, which covers the costs of sponsoring a match including:

✓ Child and family services

✓ Volunteer interviews and training

✓ Ongoing child safety measures

✓ Support for both Bigs and Littles

Contact Shadrina Booker at to start your own fundraising page, or designate BBBS of Greater Chattanooga as a beneficiary of your personal fundraiser on Facebook.

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Gifts in-kind

✓ Goods, like food, toys, school supplies, clothes, sports equipment, event tickets, and auction items

✓ Services, like event or meeting spaces, marketing materials, printing, and administrative/financial services

✓ Expertise, like legal, tax, or business advice; marketing and website development; and strategic planning

Eligibility of gifts of material goods will be at the discretion of the Executive Committee of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga Board of Directors, together with the CEO. If you would like to make an in-kind donation or if you have questions about doing so, contact us at 423.698.8016 or

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