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  • Visit Chuck E. Cheese April 1-30 & Support BBBS
  • Chuck E. Cheese’s and Big Brothers Big Sisters are teaming up in a BIG way! All year long, Chuck E. Cheese’s will be opening the doors for BIGS and LITTLES to eat and play at special rates at all participating locations. Click "more"  
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  • 3 Years: 3 Gold Standards
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago has been awarded the Gold Standard Award for the 3rd year in a row! Big Brothers Big Sisters Nationwide Leadership Council honors the “top performing” agencies with the Gold Standard Award, recognizing those agencies who have demonstrated pace-setting performance in 2014. Click "more"
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  • All it Takes is Just 1 Big!
  • Children with a Big are more likely to be curious about educational opportunities, avoid risky behaviors, and have strong relationships with their peers and family. Become a Big today and change the life of a child. Click "more"
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  • Leadership Board BFKS
  • The Leadership Board of BBBSMC surpasses their goal of $42k and raises $51,000 for BBBSMC mentoring programs!. Click “more”
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  • 2nd Annual H’Art & Soul Event
  • Save the Date: The 2nd Annual H’Art & Soul Event is set for Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Ignite Glassblowing Studios. This year’s event featuring longtime member of SNL, Tim Meadows. Click more to hear about the event. Click 'more'
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  • CDW Bowl For Kids’ Sake
  • On Thursday, February 26th CDW partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters for the 8th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake event. Over 100 CDW employees participated and raised over $17,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Thank you to everyone who participated an donated! We look forward to seeing you again next year. Click 'more'


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  • Archer Daniels Midland Company Invests in Youth
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $30,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago. The donation will support BBBSMC’s Site Based Mentoring Programs where youth facing adversity are matched with positive, caring, screened and trained adult mentors in high quality, monitored, safe, and effective one-to-one mentoring relationships. Click "more"
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