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CHANGING PERSPECTIVES. CHANGING LIVES.

Since 1976, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is incredible potential. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across the country and right here in Beaver County. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

MISSION

Create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

ACCOUNTABILITY

By partnering with parents/guardians, volunteers, and others in the community, we are accountable for each child in our program achieving:

Higher aspirations,

greater confidence, and better relationships

• Avoidance of risky

behaviors

• Educational success

VISION

All youth achieve their full potential.

OUR TEAM

Rachel Crisci
Executive Director
A Beaver County native, Rachel joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County in December 2022. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature from Geneva College and a Master's Degree in Library Science from Clarion University (PennWest). She believes strongly in the mission of one-to-one mentoring and the need for cultivating strong and advantageous relationships.
Diane Ebner
Office Manager
Diane holds a Master's Degree in Business from Duquesne University and is a designated Certified Employee Benefits Specialist by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She handles both financial and personnel matters for our office, and assists with fundraising events and administrative duties. 
Teresa Popp
Program Coordinator
Teresa is a graduate of Geneva College with a Bachelors Degree in Human Services. She leads our school-based mentoring programs, oversees community-based matches, and recruits, enrolls, and trains both Bigs and Littles. 
Bev Evans
Match Support Specialist
Bev has been on staff at BBBS for over 10 years! She handles all of the intake for Littles and Bigs, and provides support to a majority of our matches. Bev is a member of the program team, supervising and coordinating outings, and assisting with outreach, fundraising, and administrative tasks.
COMING SOON
Marketing & Development Coordinator
We can't wait to introduce our newest team member! 
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