A little help for our Bigs

Links for Volunteer Applicants

Pay for your Background Check - A one-time donation of $25 is asked of all volunteer applicants to help cover the costs associated with running background checks.

Driver Information Form - Complete this form and submit it, along with a copy of your drivers license and auto insurance card, to asutherland@hbbbs.org.

Ready to be a Big? Just fill out our simple online inquiry form.

Match Activity Ideas 

Special Activity Form - You and your Little's parent need to complete this form prior to participating in a high-risk or out-of-county activity.

Click here for our list of activities sorted by seasons.

Chuck E. Cheese’s is the official, Preferred Destination of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Browse our Pinterest boards.

Ask your Program Specialist for a pass to Lincoln-area YMCA locations for you and your Little.


Check out this list of upcoming, agency-sponsored events for matches:


Goodcents Eat and Earn

Thursday, January 18, 2018
5:00 pm8:00 pm
All Lincoln-area Goodcents locations

Let Goodcents take care of dinner on Thursday 1/18 - and help support Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters at the same time! Eat at any of the 5 Goodcents locations in Lincoln from 5 to 8 PM and they will donate 10% of sales to the agency. No need to bring in a flyer or mention HBBBS when you order. Just eat and support matches in Lincoln.

Lincoln Goodcents locations:
- 27th & Cornhusker
- 27th & Randolph
- 70th & Pioneers
- 14th & Old Cheney
- 84th & Northern Lights Dr

Fundraising Night at La Paloma

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
5:00 pm9:00 pm
La Paloma, 8320 Northwoods Dr, Lincoln

Get dinner from 5 to 9 PM at La Paloma and they will donate a portion of sales to Heartland Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Cowboy Chicken Cash for a Cause

Monday, January 29, 2018
5:00 pm9:00 pm
Cowboy Chicken - 2801 Pine Lake Rd, Lincoln, NE

Cowboy Chicken will donate 15% of revenue from dine in, delivery and pickup orders to HBBBS.

Big Appreciation Night

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
Firespring Office

Matches will get together for food, games and to show appreciation for the difference that Bigs made in their Littles' lives.

Happiness Wall - Live Happy Event

Saturday, March 24, 2018
10:00 am5:00 pm
Gateway Mall

Celebrate the International Day of Happiness with our friends at Live Happy!
(More details to come!)

As of January 1, 2010, Littles are no longer allowed to do overnight visits with their Bigs. Failure to comply with this change will result in termination of your match.