Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami

A nonprofit organization

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Mission: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami (BBBSM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating and supporting one-to-one mentoring relationships that empower youth to reach their full potential. 

Vision: For all youth to achieve their full potential

Service Areas: Miami-Dade County, Florida and the Florida Keys

Number of Children Served Annually: Over 3,000 children 

Number of Children, Volunteers, and Families Served Annually: Approximately 10,000


President & CEO: Gale Nelson 

Board Co-Chairs: Allan Prindle & Josh Prever 

Board Composition: 40 current board members

Impact Statistics:

Over 80,000 children have been served since inception. 

96% of Littles graduated high school. 

88% of Littles maintain or improve their grades. 

99.6% of Littles are promoted to the next grade or graduate high school.

Awards and Recognitions:

Evidence-Based Model of Mentoring by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. 

Lead Agency for Take Stock in Children in Miami

Mentoring & Community Empowerment Award by The Children’s Trust of Miami Dade County 

Ultimate CEO Award by the South Florida Business Journal 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Agency of the Year (2020) 

NOVO Award for Program Innovation: School to Work Program by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce 

Community Partnership National Finalist: School to Work Program by Mutual of America 

Four-time recipient of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Pinnacle Award 

Irvin F. Westheimer Award for Visionary Leadership (2021)

Organization Data


Organization name

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami

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550 NW 42nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33126



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