June 9th, 2023


  • Congrats 2023 Graduates
  • Mentor 2.0
  • BIG Gala & Raffle

  • El Tour De Tucson
  • Bert W Martin Foundation
  • Grant Thank Yous!

“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” — Oprah Winfrey


Congratulations to the 2023 graduates! We are bursting with pride at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona. Your hard work and dedication have paid off, and we can't wait to see what amazing things you will accomplish in the years to come. You are the future leaders of our community, and we know you will make us proud. Keep pursuing your dreams and never forget the hard work that brought you to this moment. Congratulations again from all of us at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona!


Mentor 2.0 needs YOU to STAND WITH US and invest in meaningful interactions with students to help them ignite and harness their own potential- the potential they had all along.

We are actively enrolling for the 2023-2024 school year and still need 60+ volunteers for the program!

Will you take the stand and unlock a future graduates potential?

Mentor 2.0 is about building a bridge for students between high school and their post-secondary lives and then matching them with supportive Mentors to help them cross that bridge.

Through site-based mentoring, our Bigs empower, ignite and defend the potential of their Littles. As a result, our youth go on to do big things later on in life.



Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona is honored to be celebrating our 60th Anniversary by hosting:

The Big Diamond Jubilee Gala Dinner & Auction Saturday September 23rd, 2023, at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort! 

Tickets and tables are NOW available for purchase!

For information & sponsorships please contact:

Veronica Saiz at

Veronica@SoAzBigs.org or 520-365-2263


BIG Trip Raffle is BACK!

This year only 250 tickets will be sold with the winning ticket being pulled live at the BIG Gala September 23, 2023. 

This year’s winner can choose between The London Experience or the Glacier Bay National Park Cruise, each valued at $8,000 from Bon Voyage Travel or $5,000 Cash. 

Tickets are NOW on sale!

Get Your Raffle Ticket Here!



Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona (SoAzBigs) is a proud beneficiary of the Annual El Tour de Tucson! 

This year's event will be hosted Saturday, November 18, 2023. Riding for SoAzBig's Team Defenders is a great way to support our life-changing, one-to-one, mentoring programs while earning your tour entry AND some great prizes.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona would like to express our gratitude to Chandler Warden and the Bert W Martin Foundation for their generous support and grant.

Your continued generosity will make a significant impact on the lives of the children and families we serve.

Your commitment to our mission and dedication to improving our community is truly inspiring. We are grateful for your partnership and working together to create positive change through one-to-one youth mentoring.

Thank You!

We are delighted to have been awarded a grant from Bank of America to support our Mentor2.0 program at Tucson High, Sunnyside High and Apollo Middle School.

The Mentor2.0 program is a volunteer opportunity that matches high school students with a mentor to support them through high school while helping them develop a plan for their future.

Thank you Bank of America!

We are thrilled to announce that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona has received a grant to support its one-to-one youth mentoring program from the Eaglet Fund at the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona. We feel privileged to have received this recognition and support.

This grant will help continue to Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Thank You CFSA!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona

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