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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.
On Wednesday, April 27th the Chicago Cubs hosted the Milwaukee Brewers as well as Bigs and Littles from our Pedersen-McCormick Boys and Girls Club program. The game was postponed due to rain, but it didn’t stop our visitors from an unforgettable experience at Wrigley Field. Click “more”
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”
Check out this wonderful video from the Chicago Housing Authority featuring highlights of our workplace mentoring program, and the impact that 16 matches have already seen since kicking off this program in February! 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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