Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County has been closely monitoring updates from the CDC, WHO, SanDiegoCounty.gov and local school districts regarding the Covid-19 virus. The health and safety of our Bigs, Littles and staff is our number one priority, and maintaining a high standard of safety is of utmost importance to us. As such, we will be taking the following precautions to ensure your safety:
OPERATION BIGS SITE SESSIONS:
Mentoring Sessions at ALL locations in San Diego and on Camp Pendleton are suspended until further notice.
BEYOND SCHOOL WALLS SITE SESSIONS:
Mentoring Sessions at ALL Beyond School Walls Site Sessions are suspended until further notice.
At this time, child applications have been put on hold. Please check back regularly for updates on when applications will be accepted.
NEW VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SESSIONS:
Until April 30th, all volunteer information sessions will be conducted online via web conferencing. Please find more information about ongoing information sessions HERE.
For the safety of in-office staff, we are closing our office until further notice. If you have a meeting scheduled at our offices, a staff member will be in contact with you to reschedule.
ONGOING MATCH OUTINGS:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County does not advise in-person outings at this time, due to the current spread of COVID-19 and precautions advised by, and restrictions and orders currently enacted by, State and Local governments. If matches choose to meet, Bigs and Parents/Guardians must sign a release. Please speak to your Match Support Specialist for more information.
Please remember to follow CDC guidelines:
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing; going to the bathroom; and before eating or preparing food.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
For a BBBS resource guide during this challenging time, click here.
Our 12th Annual Phil’s BIG BBQ event has been cancelled. Our 27th Annual Golf Marathon event is being postponed and we will continue to monitor and update as events draw closer.
For the most updated information about COVID-19, please see the following resources:
• World Health Organization (WHO)
• Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
• Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Share the Facts, Stop the Fear
• Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC: Information for Travel
We will continue to update this page with new information, so be sure to check back frequently.
BBBS of SDC
For general questions, please email info@SDBigs.org.