Our Programs

So many ways to get started

Something for everyoneChildren come from all walks of life. So, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to making an impact on them.

Special Programs



C.A.R.E. Pilot Project
Big Brothers Big Sisters is focusing on 4 key areas for children: Connectedness. Attendance. Resources. Extracurricular. Learn more >


Fitness Buddies
Have fun and stay fit! Community-Based Matches have the opportunity to partake in one fitness oriented activity or class. Learn more >



Legacy of Learning
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids & East Central Iowa partners with Pold Elementary and Daybreak Rotary to ensure child success. Learn more >


Hispanic Mentoring
In partnership with the Latino community, we can help Latino children navigate the world around them and prepare them for adulthood. Learn more >


Native American Mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters is committed to instilling hope and providing a strong foundation for all children, including Native American boys and girls. Learn more >


African-American Mentoring
We all need someone we can relate to. Sometimes there’s no better role model for an African-American child than an African-American adult. Learn more >



Mentoring Military Children
Not only do we offer support to children with a parent deployed in the military, but we recruit service men and women to volunteer as well.
Learn more >


Amachi Program
This program provides caring adult role models to children coping with parental incarceration. Learn more >

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