LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- It's the season of giving in Kentuckiana and this Thursday you can help a local organization that's been changing lives for nearly thirty years.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana finds adult mentors who step in and guide children to different experiences.

It costs BBBS $1,200 to create one match and it's had budget cuts.

You can help them out during our Holiday telethon Dec. 14 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on WHAS11 news.

The numbers to call, starting at 4 p.m. Thursday, are: 571-2345 or 866-885-1848.