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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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  • 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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  • BBBSMC Littles to Visit White House
  • BBBSMC is proud to announce that three girls in our program are going to the White House next week to meet with First Lady Michelle Obama. They are part of a counseling program at school called Working on Womenhood (WOW) and have been invited to meet with Mrs. Obama and discuss college and career plans. Click 'more' to see the video

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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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  • Healthcare Foundation 6th Year in Supporting At-Risk Youth
  • Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park marks its 6th year in supporting at-risk youth. Since 2010, the Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park has made a commitment to at-risk youth in the Highland Park Hospital service area by funding mentoring matches through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago (BBBSMC). Click "more"
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  • Ex-mentee Gives Back as Big Brother
  • Jamiu Kolawole was 14 when his mother signed him up for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Chicago. Today, the 34-year-old IT specialist is giving back as a big brother himself. Click "more"
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  • Big & Little Holiday Party - a SUCCESS AGAIN!
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago hosted the annual Big & Little Holiday Party on Saturday, December 6th at U.S. Cellular Field with over 650 Bigs, Littles, board members, sponsors, friends, and staff of our agency. Click here to read about the event. Click “more”

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