News and Updates

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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Lucky Number 7 – Match Makers

Through Match Makers™, our monthly donor community is helping to change lives every month by matching a child in Chicagoland with their new mentor. This month's story is about fulfilling your resolutions.

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Former Marathon Runner Steps Up to Support 2019 Team BBBSChi

Corinne, a former Big and member of Team BBBSChi, wrote to us about her experience as a Big Sister and why she wanted to support our team in this year’s Chicago Marathon.

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