Big Sisters and Little Sisters dancing together at Big Sister Association of Greater Boston's annual summer picnic on Boston's Long Island

Our Mission Statement

Big Sister Association of Greater Boston's mission is to help girls realize their full potential through positive mentoring relationships with women.

Big Sister and Little Sister at a Boston Red Sox game, sponsored by Highland Street Foundation's Highland Hitters program.

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You don't have to be a mentor to make a difference. Join thousands of men and women supporting Greater Boston's girls through volunteerism and philanthropic contributions.

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Governor-elect Charlie Baker posing with Big Sisters and Little Sisters at Big Sister's annual Big In Boston dinner at the Museum of Fine Arts

Annual Gala: Big in Boston

Date: November 8, 2014

Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Honoring: Jack Connors, Jr.

The Celebrity Chef Dinner 
An intimate dining experience with Boston's most beloved chefs


News Events

  • News
  • 04/07/2015
  • Big Sister Honored with National 2014 Quality Award
  • Big Sister is proud to announce that we have been nationally recognized for the superior quality of our programs with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Nationwide Leadership Council's 2014 Quality Award!
  • Blog
  • 03/18/2015
  • Be Present, Not Perfect
  • Read what Big Sister Kate Blanchard has to say about her journey as a Big Sister and the pursuit of perfection.
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What Big Sister Means to Me

Hear what Big Sister means to the women and girls in our mentoring programs. Thank you, FleishmanHillard for creating this inspiring video! Help us get #Girls2Great



 

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Deborah Re CEO Big Sister provides commentary and insight into global and local news impacting girls and women.

 

 There are times when being emotional is counterproductive, especially in the middle of a crisis, yet when girls and women are told over and over that they are too emotional, we tend to think there is something wrong with us. This article highlights the positives of being emotional, and the downside of trying to squelch emotions.