Ways YOU Can Donate
Big Brothers Big Sisters depends on the generosity of donors like you to continue to provide mentors for children. Your contribution will stay right within our local community. Whether you give through a monetary donation, a donation of stock or securities, or a gift in-kind, every gift makes a BIG difference.
Donating online is the fastest, easiest way to join the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission and provide immediate support for us to serve our community's children by providing them with a Big Brother or Big Sister mentor. Consider making a monthly commitment to ensure consistent funding to help us match children with mentors.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters every time you shop, at no cost to you.
Cars for Kids' Sake
Donate your car to Big Brothers Big Sisters. We’ll sell it, then start something with the proceeds.
Stocks & Securities
Start helping kids profit. Many donors are now making gifts to us in the form of stocks, bonds and mutual funds.
Another way for you to give is through gifts in-kind such as donations of gift cards or professional services gift certificates to be used for raffles, fundraising incentives or to be used to support our mentoring program
activities. We also accept donations of tickets to sporting, cultural and recreational events for our Bigs and Littles to enjoy for match outings.
Consider a legacy gift by including Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters in your will, trust, gift annuity or as a life insurance beneficiary. A planned gift displays your commitment to the community and ensures the continuation of our one-to-one mentoring programs.
Donate By Check
In addition to the fast, simple, and secure ways that you can make a gift online, Big Brothers Big Sisters is honored to accept your gift made by personal or business check. Print and complete this form. Send form and check to:
Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters,
ATTN: Executive Director
325A Wallace Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Fundraising Events are an easy way for you to gather your friends for a fun time while raising money to serve children in our community. Whether it is bowling, golfing or riding the SantaCon trolley, we have an event that will excite you!
Donor Advised Funds
It's easy to support Big Brothers Big Sisters by giving directly from your donor-advised fund. A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a centralized charitable account. It allows charitably-inclined individuals, families and businesses to make tax-deductible charitable donations of cash, or publicly-traded stock to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program.
The Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters Fund @ The Community Foundation
Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters established an endowed fund with The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region (www.cfrrr.org). The fund’s designated purpose is to further the RBBBS organization consistent with its mission to help children in need reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships with volunteers. Donations may be made online at www.cfrrr.org.
Donations may also be mailed to:
The Community Foundation
The Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters Fund
PO BOX 208 Fredericksburg, VA 22404-0208
Please make your check payable to: The Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters Fund.
Foundation & Corporate Giving
Philanthropy starts with you. Big Brothers Big Sisters is grateful for financial support from foundations and corporations. By giving to Big Brothers Big Sisters, foundations and corporations benefit the community’s most important asset—its children. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a well-respected brand with a sterling reputation and proven results. To learn more about becoming a corporate or foundational partner, contact Michelle Hedrich, Executive Director, at MichelleHedrich@rbbbs.org or 540-371-7444.