News and Updates

Representation Matters

As part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago (BBBSMC) Diversity Committee’s “Representation Matters” Initiative, a Bigs of Color Happy Hour was held at PepsiCo on July 11th. Thank you to BBBSMC Board Member Anthony Kyles for hosting us and helping to underwrite the event.

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Zero Cost Ways to Help BBBSMC

We often get asked by our supporters about other ways to help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Chicago (BBBSMC) that don't involve making a donation or signing up to be a Big. With that in mind we put together some quick and easy things you can do right now that can help make a difference without costing you a dime.

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Four years of Big Brothers Big Sisters at CHA

CHA mentors (or “Bigs”) Angela Brooks and Jordan Townes have been regular participants since the inception of the program. Thursday, they attended the Smyth Elementary School graduation of their proteges (or “Littles”), whom they began mentoring four years ago when they were younger.

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It’s a Match – Thoughts on Meeting My Little Sister

I don’t know what it’s like to be a parent, but I think I felt something of the same anticipation, excitement, and curiosity when I found out that I had finally been matched with my Little.

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Match Makers

By becoming a monthly donor, you will join Match Makers and enter into your own unique relationship with BBBS. For this inaugural program, our goal is to sign up 100 individual monthly donors. Will you help us reach this milestone goal?

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