On Sunday, March 26 – Nordstrom Rack hosted 18 of our Graduating Bigs and Littles for our annual “Dress with Confidence Workshop” as part of our Big Futures Program. As part of the workshop, the professional staff at Nordstrom provided insight on how to dress like a pro, tips on how to land interviews, and the… Read more.
Big Sister Nizeet Aguilar and Little Sister Alexia were matched in June of 2016, and recently, Nizeet shared this fun activity recap with her BBBSCI Match Support Specialist, Sarah Fox. Check it out! “Alexia has told me before that she wants to become a medical doctor when she grows up, so I thought it would… Read more.
Have you heard? We’re partnering with the Indy Fuel to help provide mentors for more kids in Central Indiana! Join Bigs, Littles and BBBSCI supporters on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:05 p.m. for an exciting night of hockey and fun with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana! Tickets start… Read more.
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.
“If you want to start a fire, you don’t have to light a whole box of matches. You only have to light one.” Coach Tony Dungy, The Main Event 2016 Keynote Speaker Big Sister Anna Kidwell sat down with her Little Sister Aliya to reflect on their time as a match. And in her own words, Anna… Read more.
On Sunday, August 14, OneMain Financial hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters Day at the Indiana State Fair. On this day, hundreds of Bigs, Littles, their families, BBBSCI Board members, donors, and supporters attended the fair for free thanks to OneMain Financial’s sponsorship. In addition to receiving free admission to the fair, guests also received free… Read more.