News and Updates

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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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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