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It Doesn’t Take a Lot to Make a World of Difference.

In addition to volunteers, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine needs critical funding in order to keep its programs strong and effective for the children of our community. For example, it is only through the generosity of people like you that we are able to staff two area offices; one in Cumberland County and one in York County.


While there is a lot happening behind the scenes to ensure our Big/Little matches are successful, there are a number of ways that you can get involved and make a difference.

Individual Gifts

You can make an individual gift today by writing a check payable to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine. Or call us and we can take credit card payment over the phone (Visa and MasterCard only). You can also safely and securely donate online by clicking one of the logos below.

Stock Gifts

With a gift of stock or appreciated securities, you can support BBBS while avoiding capital gains yet still receiving a tax deduction at fair market value at the time of your transfer. Your financial planner can help you make an electronic transfer.

Employee Matching Gifts

Employers will often match the charitable contributions of employees—ask at your office!

Memorial/Tribute Gifts

Monetary gifts given mainly by individuals to commemorate or celebrate friends and loved ones or a special occasion.

Planned Gifts

In addition to realizing potential tax benefits, your legacy gift will also help kids with in Southern Maine for generations to come. Planned gifts include bequests, life insurance, securities, charitable trusts, gifts for pooled income and endowments, and estate planning.

Corporate Gifts

Monetary gifts from corporations. Corporations can become Corporate Partners.  To learn more about becoming a Corporate Partner, email info@somebigs.org or call (207) 773.5437.  Our 2011 Corporate Partners!

Foundation Gifts

Monetary gifts from family and corporate foundations.

In-Kind Gifts

Non-monetary gifts from individuals, businesses, etc.  In-kind gifts include any goods or services contributed free of charge.

Cars for Kids

Donate your new or used automobiles or truck to be sold by our organization. Call 800.710.9145 if you wish to donate.

Boats for Kids

Donate your new or used boat to be sold by our organization. Call 207.773.KIDS if you wish to donate.

Thank You!

Your contribution in any way, shape or form is appreciated, and all contributions are tax deductible. It is only through community involvement and generosity that we are able to maintain the quality and integrity of our programs and services for the children of Southern Maine.

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