Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mid-South

Defending Potential!

Memphis, TN   |  www.msmentor.org

Mission

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mid-South, Inc. is to Cntreate and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Ruling year info

1971

Executive Director

Mrs. Susan George

Main address

5050 Poplar Ave. Suite 528

Memphis, TN 38157 USA

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Formerly known as

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Memphis

EIN

23-7113070

NTEE code info

Adult, Child Matching Programs (O30)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Community Base

Community Based - The traditional Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program. Volunteers spend time with a child for two or three hours, two or three times a month in the community.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

School/Site Based - Bigs and Littles meet for one-to-one mentoring in the afterschool program at partnering schools. The “matches” meet in the school library, neighborhood community center, or other set locations. Bigs and Littles typically meet once a week or every other week to focus on homework, read together, play sports or computer games, or talk about life and personal issues.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

The Amachi Program - pairs children of incarcerated parents with mentors. This program offers a proven and effective approach to break the cycle of intergenerational incarceration.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Bridge the Gap Group Sessions focuses on ensuring that children in our program will gain insight on being a healthy adult through financial literacy, health and fitness, personal safety classes, college readiness and job shadowing. The program addresses the critical life skills that all youth need. During the pandemic, our programs are conducted as a virtual or social distance events. Each event includes our HUB of Service helpful information for parents, mentors and children.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America 1968

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mid-South

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
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Mr. Chris Hearn

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Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/26/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight

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