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
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)