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You know volunteering has a positive influence (make friends, build connections, gain experiences, etc.), but did you know that it can actually assist your health?

There are always ways to give back to others around you, even including the presents you buy. Here are some ideas for Father’s Day gifts that give back.

With the help of a bicycle, we can take better care of the environment, our physical bodies and even spend time together. So how can you mark this momentous occasion?

Memorial Day means much more than time off from work and hosting a barbecue, so if you want to get involved this weekend, check out these great ways to give back.

Art galleries are a beneficial component of any neighborhood. Check out some of these ways art galleries are important and why you should visit them this summer.

If you’re new to the tea game, here’s a breakdown of some of the main types of healthy teas and why you should start drinking them right away.

Storytelling is powerful, and it has enormous benefits in store for you and those around you. Today we’re going to talk about how storytelling can impact your life.

May Day is a time to come together with family and friends and create festive crafts. If you’re looking for a way to get started, check out these 5 cool craft ideas to celebrate.

Check out today's National Volunteer Week spotlight! We're beyond grateful to have Hannah and her father, Jim, as MentorU mentors!

Today we are featuring Big Sister Kahyra in our National Volunteer Week spotlight!

Whether it’s a few hours or a long commitment, volunteering not only supports those around you, but positively influences you as well. Here’s six ideas to get started.

Meet the newest staff members of BBBS!

Check out today's National Volunteer Week feature! Meet Big Brother Dan and Little Brother Anthony!

It's National Volunteer Week! Today, we're celebrating Big Sister Maritza!

The arts play a vital role in our society. In fact, without the arts, much of our history, expression and culture would be virtually nonexistent.

Meditation is powerful. If you’re unsure whether or not the practice is worth looking into, check out these top ways meditation can help improve your life.

Turns out, regular writing and keeping a journal actually has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits. Today, we’re going to check them out.

Despite their age, children can have a powerful impact in the community, if only we encourage them to do so. Here are four reasons kids should start volunteering young.

Gardening not only brings in beautiful colors, scents and foods to your home, but it has added benefits just for you. Here are some reasons you should plant a garden this season.

By going green, we create a better environment for ourselves and future generations. Check out these easy ways you can live an altruistic—and green—lifestyle.

This Women’s History Month, get involved by showing support for the women in your community. Check out these ways you can remember powerful women from history, while advocating for women today.

When it comes to supporting local business, there’s more to it than helping the community; it supports you too. Check out these reasons why going local helps you out in the long run.

There are ways we can challenge ourselves to grow in empathy. If you want to learn more, check out these tips for how to cultivate more empathy for others.

What if you could live with more compassion this week and share love with other people in your community, country or even the world? Turns out, you can!

February is Black History Month! Join us as we honor, celebrate and commemorate the achievements and contributions of African American people throughout U.S. history.

With the combination of BBBS Lincoln and BBBSM underway, we would like to introduce the dedicated staff members of BBBS Lincoln. Additionally, we are excited to welcome two new staff members to BBBSM.

Kaylee, a former Little Sister, talks about her experience being enrolled in our Community-Based Mentoring program and how her Big Sister impacted her.

BBBSM has the best mentors! They take time out of their busy lives to connect and create strong, lasting relationships with youth here in our community. Thank you to the hundreds of dedicated and caring mentors who make a big impact every day.

We want to give a special shout-out to those mentors who helped grow the BBBS mission beyond their match. Our mentors step up in many ways throughout the year. Whether posing for professional photos or speaking at an event, we couldn’t be more grateful for your help in the success of our mission.

It can sometimes be difficult to consider how exactly to recognize Black History Month. What can you do? Here are six ideas for honoring Black History Month.

Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. So how can we stand up to them and choose joy instead? Check out these 5 ways!

Fortunately, recent studies have shown that volunteering with people (or a cause you care about) can actually mitigate depression and anxiety issues.

Happy New Year! The start of a new year gives us an opportunity to reflect, set new goals and adopt resolutions. Check out this Big Blog for some of our staff members' resolutions!

Positivity is key to creating an altruistic lifestyle in the New Year. If you want to start 2024 off on a high note, check out these tips for living a positive life this year.

If you’re ready for fun and flurries this winter season, check out some of these great winter wonderland adventures to try with your family.

The trees are up, the lights are bright, and the chocolate is hot. It’s time to celebrate the holiday season! Check out events happening all across the Omaha metro this year.

We’ve compiled a list just for you on last minute gift ideas that give back. Try some of these out to celebrate the holidays more altruistically this year.

Hanukkah is a time for delicious food prepared in the spirit of gratitude. From crispy latkes to sweet sufganiot, the holiday is filled with mouthwatering treats. Whether you're a fan of savory or sweet, there's something for everyone to enjoy during Hanukkah.

Do you want more opportunities to give to your community? We’ve compiled a list of holiday fundraiser ideas to get involved in yourself or with other altruistic causes.

We are excited to announce that Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands is combining with Big Brothers Big Sisters Lincoln. Please read the media release here.

As we dive into the season of giving this month, let’s explore how the very action of giving can lead to a more altruistic life, improve our mood and even makes us happy.

Gratitude is about more than taking a second to say “Thanks.” Gratitude shows true appreciation. This Thanksgiving, we have some ideas for how you can give gratitude.

November is Native American Heritage Month! Join us as we honor the remarkable traditions, history, languages, and stories of Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and affiliated Island communities.

On November 25th, support your local businesses and discover hidden gems in your town.

We are launching a new and exciting program! Learn more about Big Futures here.

This month looks at the world through the eyes of a child, so today we look at how you can recognize National Child Safety and Protection Month, and keep the children in your life safe.

If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are lots of ways to help out this Halloween. Here are some top tricks to make Halloween a treat for everyone.

Tshara, a parent of a Little Brother in our program, shares her experience and the impact a Big Brother has had on her and her son.

Fall is here! There are plenty of ways to stay busy this season, but where do you start? Here are 6 of our favorite activities to do around the metro this season.

Read more about MentorU's expansion into Millard Public Schools.

Meet the newest staff members to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands!