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  • 5th Annual Big Bash
  • Tickets are now available for our 5th Annual Big Bash on Saturday, November 12, 2016. Big Bash, hosted by the leadership board of BBBSMC, will bring 500 young professionals to Harold Washington Library to enjoy live music from Standing Room Only, fantastic food, and high end beer and wine from Constellation Brands. Big Bash generates over $100k annually to support our mission! Be a part of something big - get your tickets to Big Bash.  
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  • Hats Off to Our Graduates and a Great Year!
  • In the last year, BBBSMC provided over 1,650 youth facing adversity with positive, caring adult mentors. We have completed over 63 year end recognition ceremonies in our Site Based program, and honored our largest graduating class at the 4th Annual Graduation Gala on July 14th!

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  • Grocery Shop for a Great Cause
  • Now through September, when you bring your own reusable bags to Whole Foods Market, you can donate your 10 cent bag credit to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Chicago. Through the One Dime at a Time program, we are excited to work together with Whole Foods to develop healthier, stronger communities across Chicagoland. 



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  • BBBSMC on Good Day Chicago
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Chicago was featured on Fox 32's Good Day Chicago on June 23, 2016. Darlene Hill interviewed one of our four-year matches, who are a great example of the commitment, friendship, and mentorship that makes our program so successful and gives kids a safe place to learn and play. Click "more" to see the interview.


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  • Taste of Summer
  • Happy summer! To bring in longer, more lively days, Big Brothers Big Sisters will be celebrating its third annual Taste of Summer partnership with Blackfinn Ameripub. From now until July 31, 2016, Blackfinn Ameripub will feature a special Summer Menu where proceeds from each item sold will benefit BBBS. Craving a BBQ plate? Head to the nearest Blackfinn restaurant.  


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  • 28th Annual Spring Fling
  • Congratulations to the John Buck Company on another successful Spring Fling! BBBSMC is honored to be this year’s beneficiary of the event and partner with The John Buck Company to help us continue to build futures for Chicagoland youth.   



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  • Northwestern Athletics 5th Annual Run for Walk
  • BBBSMC has been selected to be the charitable partner of this year's Northwestern Athletics Run for Walk. The 5th Annual Run for Walk will take place on Sunday, July 31, 2016. Register now for the 4.1 mile run and 5K family walk and use code BBBSRFW for discounted entry.

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