Big Friend - Little Friend, Inc
"BE A HERO. MENTOR A CHILD"
Give a little time
Get a lot in return
Big Friend – Little Friend, Inc is a youth-mentoring program dedicated to: (1) improving lives
of Yankton youth; (2) building a young person’s self worth and confidence through a structured relationship with a caring adult volunteer; and (3) fostering friendships that include listening, accepting, respecting others, and spending time together as well as in group activities.
Big Friend - Little Friend, Inc Yankton, SD
Big Friend - Little Friend, Inc. is a nonprofit IRS 501(c)3 community
resource designed to give a young person (Little Friend) the opportunity
to gain the friendship and example of a sincere adult (Big Friend).
Big Friend - Little Friend, Inc. matches an adult volunteers with a young
person in our community. The one-to-one relationship that develops
between the Big Friend volunteer and the Little Friend both enriches the
life of the young person and supplements the family structure.
The purpose of this program is not to reduce the family but rather to
offer a special strength to it, by providing the Little Friend with a positive
role model outside the family atmosphere.
Our belief is that both young people and our community benefit from a
program that intercedes with youth growing up in an environment that
could benefit from additional adult friendship and guidance.
Big Friend - Little Friend, Inc. is not an income based program. We
encourage youth from all socio/economic backgrounds to become a