Thank you for seeing the potential in our community's youth! Here are just a few ways you can empower our children:

Support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampden County with AmazonSmile
‌When you make a purchase at, you can support Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission to defend the potential of children through 1:1 mentoring.

Here’s how it works:

1. Instead of logging into, go to (logout out of any previous sessions on

‌2. Once you’ve logged in, you will see the Amazon Smile logo in the top left corner. All of the same items are available on Amazon Smile.

‌3. Choose Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampden County as your charity to support from the list or type in and search.

4. Shop away! Every item available for purchase on is also available on AmazonSmile at the same price. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.

‍When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. Thank you for choosing Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampden County!

Foundations & Corporate Sponsorship

By giving to Big Brothers Big Sisters, foundations and corporations benefit the community’s most important asset—its children.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a well-respected brand with a sterling reputation and proven results. Plus, we’re highly rated for efficiency and accountability by a number of independent organizations. In fact, Forbes named Big Brothers Big Sisters to its Gold Star List as one of the America’s ten best nonprofit organizations.

Major investments from foundations and corporations have enabled Big Brothers Big Sisters to connect with young people in unprecedented ways, so they can start on the path to unlimited potential—and maybe even start a business or foundation of their own some day.

To learn more about becoming a corporate or foundational partner, contact David Beturne, at

We are grateful to the foundations and corporations that have provided substantial funding to Big Brothers Big Sisters.

planned giving

Your legacy can have an impact, too. A planned gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters ensures the continuation of our landmark mentoring programs and creates your own legacy of support. Planned giving also offers significant advantages, including tax breaks and a potential income increase.

If you’re considering making Big Brothers Big Sisters part of your trust, bequest, or endowment, please contact David Beturne, at 

stocks & securities

You invest. A child profits. It’s that simple. 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.

As a donor, you are entitled to take a charitable deduction for the full fair-market value of appreciated securities held longer than one year, and you usually avoid paying the capital gains tax that would be due if you sold the securities.

For more information, contact David Beturne, at