Wisdom of Life

Ways to Give

Financial donations provide direct and immediate support.

Donations are usually made in the form of cash, credit card, or check.

To donate by Check or Money Order

Please send to:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio
8 North State Street
Suite 360
Painesville, Ohio 44077

To donate by Phone

Please Call: 440-352-2526
Toll-Free: 1-800-222-2440

Tribute & Memorial Gifts

Giving a gift in memory of a  loved one or in honor of a birthday, anniversary, or special occasion is a  special way to pay tribute to that special someone while supporting the mission  of Big Brothers Big Sisters.  All  memorial and honor gifts will be acknowledged through a personal note sent by  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio to the honored person(s).

Stocks & Securities

Increasing numbers of donors  are making gifts to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio using appreciated securities including  stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.

Employers Matching Gifts

Many employers match their  employees’ gifts to charitable institutions.   Some companies will match the gifts of retired employees and retired employees spouses.  Ask the human  resources or benefits office at your workplace for more information.


Planned Gifts & Bequests

If you’re considering making  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Ohio  part of your trust, bequest or endowment, please contact Marianne Gaydos, Director of Resource Development at mgaydos@bbbsneo.org or 440-352-2526.  A planned gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters of  Northeast Ohio ensures the continuation of our landmark mentoring programs and  creates your own legacy of support.   Planned giving also offers significant advantages, including tax breaks  and potential income increase.