Gary Ford

The Gary Ford Memorial Match Fund

Celebrating the life of Big Brother Gary Ford

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (BBBSCI) is honored to remember the life of Big Brother Gary Ford through the Gary Ford Memorial Match Fund. Big Brother Gary and Little Brother Derrick were matched for ten years from February 2001 to their graduation in June 2010. Big Brother Gary had an enormous impact on… Read more.

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BBBSCI Partners with Central Indiana Tennis Association

Activity to offer matches tennis experience, t-shirts, and lunch

Central Indiana Tennis Association (CITA) is pleased to announce a new community partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (BBBSCI), launching on Saturday, May 20, 2017. In concert with its mission of promoting and developing the growth of tennis, CITA will provide a fun play day with approximately 35 adult and youth pairs,… Read more.


Match + Mom Cupcakes & Canvas

Activity lets matches explore creative side, bond with Littles' mothers

Today on the blog, Stephanie Sachs, Manager, Program Events and Partnerships, gives a fun update on a recent match activity! “On Saturday, May 6, we had 10 matches attend our “Match + Mom Cupcakes and Canvas” event at the Wheeler Dowe Boys and Girls Club. Little Sisters were invited to have their Mom come along… Read more.

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Meet Mahesh & Mekhi!

New match eager for first outing

Today on the blog, Joanna Robles, BBBSCI Bilingual Match Support Specialist, gives a fun update on her newest match. Meet Big Brother Mahesh and Little Brother Mekhi! “I had the pleasure to introduce Big Brother Mahesh to his new Little Brother Mekhi yesterday. Mekhi is 11 years old and enjoys Star Wars and playing with Legos!… Read more.

BC Melissa & Nick Friedman, LB Semaj (1)

New Match Excited To Begin Friendship

Big Couple and Little Brother Instantly Connect

Today on the blog, Annette Perry, BBBSCI Match Support Team Leader, gives a fun update on her newest match. Meet Big Couple, Nick and Melissa Friedman and Little Brother Semaj. “I introduced Big Couple Nick and Melissa Friedman to their Little Brother Semaj last Friday, April 28. All parties agreed that they are on the quiet… Read more.

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Match Use Big App to Do Service Activity

Steve, Ayden Donate to Second Helpings

Today on the blog, Drew Neddo, BBBSCI Match Support Specialist, gives a fun update on one of his matches!   “Happy Monday! Little Brother Ayden and Big Brother Steve Harton have been matched for about seven months. Ayden and Steve both love movies and have formed a strong bond seeing and then discussing them. After… 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.