News and Updates

5 Reasons to Support BBBSChi on Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday, an international day of global generosity. As you're planning out your day of giving, we hope you'll consider 5 reasons why your gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago will transform your community and help to defend the potential of youth.

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Giving Thanks – A Thanksgiving Holiday Recipe From Our Family to Yours

While this year looks a little different for us all, we hope this holiday season brings new ways to come together and celebrate – starting with a new recipe on the table!

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Letters to Your Little – Bigs of Color Virtual Happy Hour

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago hosted our first Bigs of Color Virtual Happy Hour on Thursday, September 24th. It was the 3rd in our series titled "Representation" which focuses on increasing the diversity of the Bigs in our programs and gives our current Bigs a safe space to speak about issues of race and representation.

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Celebrating Our 2020 Graduating Matches

While 2020 has been a year of monumental changes, we don’t want to let it pass without celebrating the Bigs and Littles graduating from our Big Brothers Big Sisters program and moving on to the next step.

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Facing Change During Pride Month

At this historic moment, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago will continue to face change head on and take every opportunity to denounce racism, bigotry, and prejudice. Defending potential means we must openly and consistently address the systemic barriers the BIPOC children in our programs face. Racism is part of the trauma in many young lives.

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