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  • 1,000 Matches & New Site Based Programs
  • 1000th Site Based match served! The agency has never before served 1000 SB youth and we are extremely excited to reach this milestone. Also, we launched four new Site Based Programs! These Workplace Mentoring Programs partner with the following corporations and schools: Carefusion and Hawthorn South Elementary School, JPMorgan Chase and Kelly High School, JPMorgan Chase and South Shore International College Prep and Morningstar and Bowen High School. Click “more  ”

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  • Rosie Perez and Wendy Williams Give Shoutout to Big Brothers Big Sisters!
  • In a recent episode of the Wendy Williams Show, Williams and special guest, actress Rosie Perez, were discussing Perez's recent book. In the course of their conversation, Perez mentioned being inspired by hearing Williams mentioning having been a Big Sister on a radio show. See the clip here. Click "more"
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  • Get Up and Move! At the MAX
  • On February 15th, 75 matches attended our high impact event entitled 'Get Up and Move!' The purpose behind it was to promote healthy living practices, teamwork, sportsmanship, and being active- all while providing healthy alternatives to avoiding risky behaviors that our Littles face day to day. Click 'more'

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  • Brokers Who Give Back
  • Brokers Who Give Back are committed to donate a portion of their commission, in addition to volunteer time to charitable causes. Rubina Bokhari shares her personal story on why giving to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metorpolitan Chicago means so much to her. Click "more"

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has officially kicked off its new Neighborhood based program in Hammond, IN. The program started with six, high quality matches between kids and volunteers in the community, and hopes to expand to 20 matches total before summer. Cick "more"
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  • Bowl a Strike, Make an Impact.
  • Each year, half a million people across America come together to have fun and raise money to support Big Brothers Big Sisters. Bowl for Kids' Sake is the perfect way to make an impact on your community. Click "more" 
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  • Project Breakthrough: Capital One
  • On Tuesday January 21, 2014 Project Breakthrough kicked off with it’s first session of the year! Ten Capital One Bigs met their Littles for the first time and a participated in a college logo matching game, had 1:1 time to get to know each other, and then participated in a human scavenger hunt. Click "more"

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