Big Brothers of Manitowoc County started in April of 1968. A few years later in 1979, Big Sisters of Manitowoc County joined. In 1981, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County became a full member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
During 1986, the Big Couple program was introduced. This allows married couples to have a “Little” together which offers more flexibility and a different dynamic for the “Little”.
In 1996, the Big Teen program began. This allows teenagers who are 16-years-old or older to become a Big with parental permission. The teen volunteers are only allowed to matched with a “Little” that is between 6-years-old and 10-years-old.
Starting in 1998, a cross gender program was introduced to allow Big Sisters to be matched with Little Brothers before they turn 11-years-old.
Our school-based mentoring program began in 2000.
Becky Wilhelm - Program Director
920-684-7445, extension 111
Bailey Hetue - Match Support Specialist
920-684-7445, extension 103
Amanda Laque - Match Support Specialist
920-684-7445 extension 105
Rita Muench - Office Manager
920-684-7445, Extension 101
Mike Peterson (Peterson Benefits Group) - President
Chris Schnell - Vice President
Sue Vreeke (Fox Communities Credit Union) - Previous President
Jon Swanson (CLA Accounting)- Treasurer
Kathleen McDaniel (City of Manitowoc)- Secretary
Fritzy Brady - UnitedOne Credit Union
Kenlyn Gretz - Americollect
Mary Maurer - Leede Research
Pat Reilly - Holiday Inn
Dan Schneider - Schneider & Schneider Construction
Terry Stevenson - Seehafer Broadcasting
Monday: 8 am-5 pm
Tuesday: 8 am-5 pm
Wednesday: 8 am- 5 pm
Thursday: 8 am-5 pm
Friday: 8 am- 12 pm
Appointments may be made outside of office hours, please contact the office at 920-684-7445