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BBBSMC Annual Golf Classic
On Monday, May 16th Big Brothers Big Sisters of
Metropolitan Chicago hosted their Annual Golf Classic at Harborside Golf
Course. Over 18 foursomes and 20 sponsors participated in the event, raising
over $86,000 for BBBS. We would like to thank our Presenting Sponsor, Ernst & Young and Board Member Rob Dongoski.
Chopping Block hosted two fun-filled What’s
Cookin’? events on Saturday, May 7, 2016 for 160 of our Bigs and Littles at
their Merchandise Mart location. Our matches perfected their cooking skills and
learned more about nutrition and healthy food alternatives through a hands-on
cooking experience with talented chefs from The Chopping Block. Read more about the event.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Raises the ‘W’ Flag on a Grant Award from Cubs Charities
Cubs Charities has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago with a $5,000 grant in support of our Project Breakthrough Mentoring Program. This is the Cubs third year of support for Project Breakthrough, which matches high school sophomores with a corporation’s employee base in one-to-one mentoring matches. Click “more”
We are Bowling For Kids’ Sake and Raising Funds to Support BBBSMC!
Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago has kicked off our annual Bowl For
Kids’ Sake season and has successfully hosted 12 Bowl For Kids’ Sake events
within the past few months, partnering with companies such as Athletico, CDW,
and PepsiCo and more, raising over $264,900 and counting for our mentoring
programs. Click "more"
Big Brothers Big Sisters Partners with Nordstrom to Create More Mentor Matches
BBBSMC is excited to announce a new partnership with Nordstrom. Nordstrom will donate 2.5% net sales of its Treasure&Bond clothing line to selected Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies, including BBBSMC, between now and January 28, 2017. Nordstrom selected BBBS because of its reach and results helping children gain more confidence, do better in school, and get along better with friends and family.
BBBSMC received the GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Gold level logo, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofits. The logo demonstrates our deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability. Click “more”
BBBSMC Launch Two New Flex Mentoring Pilot Programs
This February, BBBSMC will launch two new Flex Mentoring pilot programs. Employees from AT&T and Accenture will be paired with high school students at Tilden Career Community Academy and UIC College Prep in one-on-one mentoring relationships that take place over a secure, monitored, online platform and in group supervised settings. BBBSMC developed the Flex Mentoring pilot program in partnership with iCouldBe. Click “more”
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