Rowdie on field with matches 100 Men Kickoff 2016

Indianapolis Indians Want You to #JoinOurTeam

BBBSCI, Indians Partner for 100 Men in 50 Days Recruitment Campaign

For the second year in a row, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (BBBSCI) is partnering with the Indianapolis Indians in an effort to recruit 100 adult male volunteers in 50 days and raise awareness of the importance of mentoring. The campaign begins April 21 and ends on June 10, 2017. This yearly campaign was launched… Read more.

BB Bob Drew, LB DaMeriz & PG LaToya

Meet Bob & DaMeriz!

Little and his family excited for match relationship

On today’s blog, Match Support Team Lead Annette Perry introduces you to her newest match, Big Brother Bob Drew and Little Brother DaMeriz! “Welcome to new match Big Brother Bob Drew and Little Brother DaMeriz to the BBBSCI family!  Bob and DaMeriz learned they both love “jumpy” dogs, love to eat shrimp and love sports! They already… Read more.

BS Jenn and LS Zoe

Meet Zoe and Jenn!

Big, Little Ready to Explore Indy

On today’s blog, Bilingual Match Support Specialist Joanna Robles introduces you to her newest match, Big Sister Jenn and Little Sister Zoe!   “Last night, I introduced Big Sister Jenn with her new Little Sister Zoe. Zoe is 14 years old and enjoys going to her Judo practices. Big Sister Jenn is new to Indy so… Read more.

BB Joe Piesz LB Michael (1)

New Match Has Instant Bond

Big, Little Quickly Find Common Ground

On today’s blog, Match Support Specialist Marisa Pyatt introduces you to her newest match, Big Brother Joe Pesh and Little Brother Michael! I wanted to introduce you all to Big Brother Joe Pesh and his Little Brother Michael. They met each other last night and clearly hit it off right away! Joe could not stop saying ‘Michael is… Read more.

john and allemagne

Meet Allemagne: Ecologist in Training!

Little Brother Eager to Explore Interests with His Big

On today’s blog, Match Support Specialist Drew Neddo introduces you to his newest match, Big Brother John Reller and Little Brother Allemagne! “Hello! I wanted to introduce you to a new match that might seem like it was made on Old McDonald’s Farm but was actually made by BBBSCI’s thoughtful Enrollment and Matching crew! This is… Read more.

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Help Celebrate Chuck E. Cheese’s 40th Birthday!

Matches receive special perks from Chuck E. Cheese

Calling all Bigs & Littles! Help celebrate Chuck E. Cheese’s 40th Birthday! From now until May 19, every Little will receive 40 FREE TICKETS! Also, mark your calendars for May 19 at 8:40 p.m. – all matches will have a chance to break a world record for the most people blowing party blowers at the same time for… Read more.

BS Audrey Ballard & LS Syriah (2)

Meet Audrey and Syriah!

New match eager to begin activities

Meet new match, Big Sister Audrey and Little Sister Syriah! Annette Perry, BBBSCI Match Support Team Leader, had this to say about her newest match: “I had the pleasure of introducing Syriah and Audrey Tuesday night!. They hit it off right away! Syriah is 11 years old and already 5’10” and Big Sister Audrey played… Read more.

BB Paul Farris LB Daniel (DJ)

Meet Daniel and Paul!

Big and Little are first match of April!

Today on the blog, Sarah Fox, BBBSCI Bilingual Match Support Specialist, introduces you to her some of her newest Bigs and Littles and our first match of the month! The two were matched this past Monday, April 3.   Meet: Big Brother Paul and Little Brother Daniel – aka DJ and PJ! “PJ signed up… Read more.

Left to right: Darcey Palmer-Shultz, BBBSCI CEO; Sarah Fox, Bilingual Match Support Specialist to Cindy and Ciana; and Big Sister Cindy

Big Sister Makes Special Delivery

Cindy Halfman Raises Funds for BBBSCI

Big Sister Cindy Halfman works at Towne Meadow Elementary as a Speech Pathologist. The school raised $109 for #BBBSCI through three “Jeans Day” Fridays in March, where participants donated $1 to wear jeans on those Fridays. Cindy stopped by the BBBSCI All Staff Meeting yesterday morning to deliver the funds. Thank you, Cindy for being such a… Read more.

MCCOY Youth Activity Directory is Now Live!

Publication is Great Resource for Families, Matches

The Marion County Commission on Youth recently published their 2017 Youth Activity Directory! This guide is full of great resources for our families and matches, including but not limited to: counseling and health, community centers and food pantries, homework help, summer camps, summer jobs, and family fun activities in town! Check out page 24 for a… Read more.