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WAYS YOU CAN GIVE

Big Brothers Big Sisters depends on the generosity of donors like you to continue to provide mentors for children.
Your contributions will stay right within our local community.

 

Every gift makes a BIG difference!

Donate Online

Donating online is the fastest, easiest way to join the
Big Brothers Big Sisters mission and provide immediate support for us to serve our community's children by providing them with

a Big Brother or Big Sister mentor.

Consider making a monthly commitment to ensure consistent funding to help us match children with mentors.

Donate By Check

In addition to the fast, simple, and secure ways that you can make a gift online, Big Brothers Big Sisters is honored to accept your gift made by personal or business check.

Print and complete THIS FORM.
Send form and check to:

Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Fredericksburg

ATTN: Executive Director

325 #A Wallace St

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Donate Through Donor Advised Fund

It's easy to support Big Brothers Big Sisters by giving directly from your donor-advised fund. A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a streamlined giving tool that allows individuals, families, and businesses to make tax-deductible charitable donations of cash, or publicly-traded stock to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program, such as Fidelity Charitable. Grant designations can easily be made to BBBS Greater Fredericksburg through the DAF Direct box here.

BBBSFRED Tax I.D. number is 54-0848850.

Donate
Stocks & Securities

By making a donation in the form of stocks, bonds, mutual funds or other appreciated securities, you are making an investment in the future of children in your community.

If your equities are currently held at a bank or in a brokerage account, simply send a letter of instruction to your broker or banker with a full description of the securities and your gift's intended purpose. Securities can be donated through our brokerage account at Cary Street Partners for Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Fredericksburg. 

You may also donate stock certificates you hold.

Contact the Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Fredericksburg at info@bbbsfred.org for more information.
 

Donate To Endowment Fund

Donating to the endowment helps grow our future!

Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Fredericksburg established an endowed fund with The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region (www.cfrrr.org).

The fund's designated purpose is to help children in need reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships. Donations may be made online at www.cfrrr.org.

Planned Giving

Consider a legacy gift by including
Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Fredericksburg in your will, trust, gift annuity, or as a life insurance beneficiary.

A planned gift displays your commitment to the community and ensures the continuation of our one-to-one mentoring programs

Donate In-Kind

Another way for you to give is in-kind, such as donations of gift cards or items to be used for raffles, fundraising incentives, or to be used to support our mentoring program activities.

We also accept donations of tickets to sporting, cultural, and recreational events for our Bigs and Littles to enjoy for match outings.

Stay on the lookout for our giving opportunities for our Littles, such as school supplies or holiday gifts, by following our Facebook page.

Have an in-kind donation in mind?

Let's discuss!

Contact us at info@bbbsfred.org.

Support Our Events

We have multiple annual events where you can sponsor, volunteer, or join in on the fun and make lasting memories all while raising funds for
Big Brothers Big Sisters Greater Fredericksburg!

You can create a team with your family for Bowl-For-Kids-Sake!

 

Gather your golfing buddies for Golf-For-Kids-Sake!


Get in the holiday spirit by dressing up as Santa and his elves with your friends and coworkers for SantaCon!


We also have exciting pop-up parties to help raise funds toward our mission to provide mentors for children! 

Stay in the know by following our Facebook page, joining our email list by emailing info@bbbsfred.org, or checking our Events page regularly!

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Partner With Us

Succussful partnerships with businesses, foundations, and organizations are fundamental in supporting children. 

Corporate sponsors can unite your company's chairtable giving with Big Brothers Big Sisters by protecting and providing a better future for children through event and program sponsorships.

Foundation partners can provide grants that enable Big Brothers Big Sisters to continue our life-changing work in helping children prepare for their future.

Community Partners can contribute to Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission by providing an opportunity for employees or members of your organization to volunteer with us.

Government Partners can support Big Brothers Big Sisters' efforts in the community with necessary grants and fundamental initiatives. Federal, state. and local government enables us to make significant impact in their communities by defending the potential of youth.

Interested in making a BIG impact?
Begin partnering with us by reaching out to info@bbbsfred.org.

Sponsor a Match Activity

Your business can provide a unique activity that exposes Littles to new experiences, engages them in the community, and provides an opportunity to strengthen their mentoring relationship.

Ideas for sponsoring Match Activities include:

- Donating free passes that can be used any day of the month.

- Hosting an event on a specific date/time that a set number of people can sign up to attend.

- Sponsoring an event that already exists by donating funds to go toward supplies, staff time to host events, and food/drinks.

Contact us at info@bbbsfred.org
to directly contribute lasting memories for our Bigs and Littles!

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