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  • Chicago White Sox Charities Renewed Their Support
  • Chicago White Sox Charities has renewed their support of BBBSMC with a $20,000 grant award for Project Breakthrough College Readiness Mentoring Program. Youth in the Project Breakthrough program are matched one-to-one with an employee volunteer at one of three corporate partners tied to this initiative (JPMorgan Chase, Morningstar, and Capital One).  Click “more”


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  • 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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  • New Site Based Mentoring Programs
  • We are excited to announce the launch of four new Site Based Mentoring Programs. In January, we kicked off two new Workplace Mentoring Programs. In February, we will be launching two additional programs. Click 'more'  
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  • BBBSMC Welcomes Two New Board Members
  • Last month, BBBSMC welcomed two new members to our Board of Directors: Mark McGillivray and Luke Schlafly. Mark is Senior Vice President, Claims and Centralized Services at Allstate Insurance Company, one of our Workplace Mentoring Partners. Luke is Assistant Vice President, Asset and Wealth Management at Deutsche Bank and is a former Big Brother. Click "more"  
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  • National Mentoring Month
  • This January, National Mentoring Month, remember that some gifts can't fit in a box. By becoming a mentor or donating, you can change a child's life for the better, forever. Click 'more'

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  • Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation Mentoring Program
  • Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation helps to fund a new Neighborhood Mentoring Program The Oak Park River Forest Community Foundation (OPRFCF) has committed $10,000 over two years to start an Oak Park/Forest Park Neighborhood Mentoring Program in the OPRF community. This new mentoring program will serve middle school youth from low income families in Oak Park, Forest Park and River Forest. Click 'more'

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  • Dr. Scholl Supports the BUILD/Humboldt Park Mentoring
  • Dr. Scholl Foundation Awards Big Brothers Big Sisters
    $10,000 in support of the BUILD/Humboldt Park Neighborhood Mentoring Program Click"more"
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