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'
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"
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"
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"
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"
A Conversation with The Honorable Henry M. Paulson,
On Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 150 distinguished guests joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago and the Kellogg School of Management at A Conversation with The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr. moderated by Kate Snow at Northwestern University. The event generated $325,000 which will help bring the power of one-to-one mentoring to more children seeking a positive adult mentor in their life. Click "more"
Site Based Programs use the same one-to-one model as the Community Based Program, but takes place at a set location (Corporation, School, or Community Site) and time and provides a set of outcome focused structured activities led by a professionally trained Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Coordinator. Click “more”
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