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  • BBBSMC Achieves Platinum Level with GuideStar
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Chicago received the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world's largest source of information on nonprofits. In our ongoing commitment to both transparency and accountability, this new Platinum level allows our agency to report progress against our mission in quantitative terms, further enabling us to share the true impact of our programs and matches!


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  • 28th Annual Spring Fling
  • Join us on June 16, 2016 for The John Buck Company 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. The benefit will be held at Merchandise Mart South Plaza from 5:30-10 PM. Click here to purchase tickets.

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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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  • BBBSMC Annual Golf Classic
  • On Monday, May 16th Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago hosted their Annual Golf Classic at Harborside Golf Course. Over 18 foursomes and 20 sponsors participated in the event, raising over $86,000 for BBBS. We would like to thank our Presenting Sponsor, Ernst & Young and Board Member Rob Dongoski.
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  • What’s Cookin’?
  • The Chopping Block hosted two fun-filled What’s Cookin’? events on Saturday, May 7, 2016 for 160 of our Bigs and Littles at their Merchandise Mart location. Our matches perfected their cooking skills and learned more about nutrition and healthy food alternatives through a hands-on cooking experience with talented chefs from The Chopping Block. Read more about the event.  
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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Raises the ‘W’ Flag on a Grant Award from Cubs Charities
  • Cubs Charities has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago with a $5,000 grant in support of our Project Breakthrough Mentoring Program. This is the Cubs third year of support for Project Breakthrough, which matches high school sophomores with a corporation’s employee base in one-to-one mentoring matches. Click “more”  


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  • 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. 
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