News and Updates

ABC 7 Chicago Proud Interview: Big Brothers Big Sisters, C.H.A.M.P.S Mentoring partner to address shortage of male volunteers

Our CEO Jeremy Foster and C.H.A.M.P.S. Mentoring Founder Vondale Singleton were featured on ABC 7 Chicago discussing our partnership to enroll 100 male mentors in 100 days for youth on our waitlist.

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Meet our 2019 Big of the Year: Kara Beck

In honor of National Mentoring Month this January, we want to recognize all of our volunteers who have made the ultimate resolution to stand up for something bigger than themselves. While there are over 2,100 Bigs across Chicagoland today, we want you to hear about one of our biggest Defenders of Potential.

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Your Gift, It Changed My Daughter’s Life

Thanks to you, we’re working hard to take 300 children off the waitlist by the end of the year. This holiday season, we hope you will join us in giving the gift of a Big to a child on our waitlist. Your gift defends the power and promise of youth and creates more opportunities for Littles – Littles like Princeanna.

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Mentors Meet Their Match

Jim and Natalie Matthews met each other as mentors through our Site Based Program and went on to form life-changing relationships not just with their Littles, but with each other. Here are their stories in their own words.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Metro Chicago Looks to Wipe Out the Waitlist with its Eighth Annual BIG Bash

The Leadership Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Metropolitan Chicago is thrilled to announce its eighth annual BIG Bash, to be held on Saturday, November 9 from 8pm to midnight at Venue West in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.

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