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  • In Memory of Ida B. Mollenhauer
  • It is with deep regret and sadness that we inform you of the passing of Ida Mollenhauer who was a talented chef, life long companion of Art Mollenhauer (CEO of BBBSMC), and friend and supporter of BBBSMC.

    Please visit http://www.legacy.com/link.asp?i=ls000170701935 for details regarding a memorial service for Ida on Wednesday, April 23. In lieu of flowers, contribution may be made to Big Brothers Big Sisters of metropolitan Chicago by clicking here.
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  • Majestic Star Invests in Mentoring for Gary Youth
  • Majestic Star “goes all in” in an effort to increase mentoring for youth facing adversity in Gary. This investment by Majestic Star will make it possible for Big Brothers Big Sisters to start its first Site Based Mentoring Program in Gary. Cick "more"
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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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  • 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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