Donate

It’s not just a donation. It’s an investment in a child’s future.

When you donate online to Big Brothers Big Sisters, you join our cause and directly support children in your community. No matter how little or big the amount, donating can start making a difference in the lives of young people around you.

Donating pays dividends.

Research shows that our mentoring works. Children with a Big Brother or Big Sister show real differences in their personal and academic lives. They are more confident in their schoolwork performance, they get along better with their families and they’re 52% less likely to skip school.1

Your support goes far.

Your financial support helps us provide our programs and services nationally and in your local community—so we can develop more college grads, community leaders and entrepreneurs.

Your financial support starts lots of things, like:

  • Recruiting new Big Brother and Big Sister volunteers
  • Covering the costs of background checks, while ensuring trained professionals match Littles to responsible Bigs
  • Enabling ongoing supervision and relationship support for every Big, Little and Little’s family
  • Providing cultural and social activities to enrich the opportunities for children


Become a part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters family today. 

For more information about donating, please contact Dorothy Kelley at dkelley@bbbsr.org or (585) 442-2250. You can also call our toll free pick-up service line at, 1-844-332-4483.

Ways To Give

Donate Online

Donating online is the fastest, easiest way to join the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission and help a child. Your financial support allows us to keep doing what we do: empowering kids in your community to achieve their potential. So start a child on their way to becoming an engineer or an artist. All it takes is the click of a mouse.

One-Time Gift

All it takes is one donation today to start something that will last a lifetime.

Monthly Giving

For as little as $25 you can help us recruit a volunteer, make a match, or sustain a match each month—every month. Click below to learn more about our monthly giving program

Honor/Memorial Gift

We would be honored to receive a donation in honor of a special someone or occasion.

Donate Clothing and Household Items

Your donations help fund our local programs and services in support of our mission. If you’d like to donate your gently used items today, please drop them off at our local SAVERS store. Located at 980 Ridge Rd, Webster, NY 14580. Don’t forget to mention your donation is in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester!

Donate Your Car

Whether your car starts or not, donating it can certainly start something BIG in your community. Big Brothers Big Sisters Cars for Kids’ Sake helps us raise funds through the donation of your unwanted vehicle. Donated vehicles quality as charitable gifts and may be eligible for a tax reduction.

Wilbert's U-Pull It will accept a vehicle even if it doesn't run or seemingly has no value to you. 

Follow the to submit a request either by phone or online.

Wilbert's U-Pull is located at:

4936 State Route 104 Williamson, NY 14589

Phone: 315-589-2222

100% of the proceeds go to your charity of choice, so don't forget to designate Big Brothers Big Sisters as your charity.

Other Ways to Donate

Planned Giving
Start putting your trust in us—literally. Making us a part of your trust, bequest or endowment can start many years of giving. Learn more >

Stocks & Securities
Start helping kids profit. Many donors are now making gifts to us in the form of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Learn more >

Foundation & Corporate Giving
Philanthropy starts with you. Big Brothers Big Sisters is grateful for financial support from foundations and corporations. Learn more >