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Being kind to a stranger may seem simple, but it often requires a conscious effort to do. How can you show kindness to strangers in your life? We have 9 ideas to start.

How can you make a difference in the world? By reducing your carbon footprint. Check out these easy ways you can lessen your environmental impact and help save the earth.

A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.

Tomorrow, September 12th, commemorates America’s favorite frothy chocolate drink in a way which brings together chocolate and ice cream lovers alike.

Dive into this week's Big Blog post, where Robert, a long-time Big Brother, reflects on his time as a volunteer in our program.

Join us on next Thursday at the Scott Conference Center for our free Match Makers luncheon! Hear first-hand how your monthly donation can make a big impact here in our community.

Whether you choose to volunteer at a local shelter, support military service personnel or donate to a cause you care about, your Labor Day can be focused on honoring those who have worked so hard to build up our country’s economic and political well being. 

While quotes might not directly stimulate our own lives, they play a significant role in encouraging a positive lifestyle. So go ahead, discover inspiration.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and we all play a role in preventing suicide. In this Big Blog, we look at some of the resources that are available in our area.

When it comes to living an altruistic lifestyle, compassion for others doesn’t have to stop with humans.

Coffee has been around for thousands of years, but it hasn’t been until recently that we’ve discovered just how many incredible benefits it actually has.

This back-to-school season, do more than simply prepare for a new school year—help those in need!

Summer can often feel too short, but with this list of potential activities, you’re sure to fill your days with activities that turn into fond memories.

Meet our newest staff member to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands!

When you have an efficient morning routine, you set an effective tone for the rest of the day. Here are five ways to establish a productive morning routine.

Amy has been a MentorU mentor for almost three academic years at Abraham Lincoln High School in Council Bluffs. Learn more about her experience in this Big Blog post.

Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands, we believe all youth deserve support, care, and a safe space to thrive. In this Big Blog post, we highlight our commitment to positively impacting the lives of LGBTQIA2S+ youth in the Omaha metro.

The month of July is full of great things: Independence Day, baseball and… hot dogs. In fact, July is recognized as National Hot Dog Month. That’s right, the little sausage has an entire month dedicated to its celebration.

Planning an Independence Day party shouldn’t have to be stressful. We’ve compiled a list of everything you need—from food to activities—to throw a bash your friends and family will rave about.

Whether they’re familial, romantic or platonic, relationships are vital to beneficial and stable lives. So how can we learn to build positive and enriching relationships? Take a look at these top eight tips for some ideas. 

This summer, take some time to enjoy a vacation. Whether it’s three days or three weeks, at home or across the world, throw yourself into the moment and use it as an opportunity to relax, regrow and reconnect with your loved ones.

It's Great Outdoors Month! Whether you're a hiking enthusiast, a pickleball player, or simply love exploring nature, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Discover all the exciting outdoor activities the metro has to offer!

This Father’s Day, give Dad the best gift: a caring, compassionate life. See how you can support others around you and give back this Sunday.

Thank you Omaha Community Foundation for supporting our youth!

Read our latest eNews match feature!

How can you and your family celebrate June? By trying out some of these easy and delicious options to celebrate National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month.

This Memorial Day, we remember and honor the men and women who have served our country’s armed forces—specifically those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Check out these resources to learn more about Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the importance of celebrating the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.

As the second year of MentorU comes to an end, it's time to celebrate all the fun memories and lessons learned, and look ahead to growing in our third year!

Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.

Mentoring Matters by Max, MentorU Student.

If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are plenty of gifts you can give your loved one on Mother’s Day that also give back to others in the community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands Recent Awards

While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.

One in seven children in the United States experiences child abuse and/or neglect each year. April is National Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month, a time to elevate the importance of creating systems and programs that put youth and families first. 

Paying it forward is a way to spread goodness into the world. If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these ways to pay it forward.

Learn more about Kendra and her experience as a Big Sister in our program!

Meet dedicated Big Brother, PS!

Turns out, even the smallest steps can have an impact. This Earth Day, consider your ecological footprint and enact these seven green ways to embrace today.

Meet Marissa! A volunteer in our MentorU program!

Learn more about this exceptional Big Brother!

Meet long-time volunteer and mentor, Big Sister Frances!

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

If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.

This month aims to increase awareness about stress, its negative effects and how to relieve it. If you’re experiencing stress, keep these ideas in mind for how to relax.

Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. To give a few ideas, here are easy things you can do to brighten someone’s day.

Volunteering as a college student can provide valuable work experience and allow students to acquire new skills. Skills you can gain by mentoring are responsibility, leadership, effective communication, time management and accountability. Read about Brenna's experience as a MentorU mentor and current college student.

There’s no doubt about it: If you want to live a more knowledgeable, cultural and altruistic lifestyle, then learning another language has big benefits in store.