Starbucks, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters, hosted a statewide day of service on Saturday, February 18 engage Bigs and Littles in philanthropy. Our matches spent the day making cards for veterans and also enjoyed a free hot chocolate! We were also fortunate enough to have some volunteers from the Eli Lilly Veterans Network… Read more.
On Friday, 30 of our high school-aged Littles and their Bigs attended an etiquette dinner and lesson at the Meridian Hills Country Club. Matches enjoyed a three course meal, a presentation on etiquette dining skills, and the opportunity to mingle with fellow Bigs and Littles. The event was presented by DEFENDERS and the Dave Lindsey… Read more.
Annette, mother of Alumni Little Brother Chad, is our guest writer on the blog today! She enrolled her son Chad in Big Brothers of Greater Indianapolis, hoping to give him a positive adult role model to look up to (this was more than 15 years ago – before the agency merged with Big Sisters of Central… Read more.
Big Sister Laura Million and her Little Sister Bre’Ajshia were matched on January 22, 2016. As a match, the two have participated in many activities together, such as participating in a walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, walking in the Kroger Fashion Show, volunteering at Pack Away Hunger event, and attending an Indiana Pacers game. To… Read more.
Starbucks, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters, is hosting a statewide day of service on Saturday, February 18, 2017 to engage Bigs (mentors) and Littles (youth) in philanthropy. Locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana (BBBSCI) has been partnering with Starbucks for over eight years to provide matches with this opportunity and this year,… Read more.
Over the past 15 years, BBBSCI is proud to have provided 9,609 mentoring relationships to girls and boys in our community! To celebrate our past and look ahead to the future, we’ve asked some of the many people who’ve been a part of BBBSCI to reflect on their journey. Throughout January and February, we’re publishing… Read more.
We recently received a grant from Kite Realty Group in the amount of $2,500 to support our service to youth living in the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Safety focus areas. Thank you, Kite Realty, for your commitment to our community!
Big Brother Pat Glew was matched with Little Brother Malachi in October of 2015. In today’s blog, he shares some of the little ways his match has had a big impact on his life. Question: Why did you sign up to be a Big? What interested you about the BBBSCI program? Pat Glew: I wanted… Read more.
We celebrated the end of National Mentoring Month, thanked our Bigs for all of their great support, and met with potential volunteers at a Bigs & Brews Happy Hour at TwoDEEP Brewing Co. on Monday, January 30. We also showed our Bigs the new updates on our Big App! We treated guests to a free beer… Read more.