Match Moments

Matches Participate in #StarbucksBigServiceDay

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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.

Littles Attend Etiquette Dinner & Lesson

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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.

“His Big has been & continues to be a friend, role model, & blessing to both of us.”

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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.

Starbucks to Host Statewide Day of Service with BBBS

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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.

“I am so proud of who we are, what we do, and how we do it.”

Little SIster Mae & Big Sister Vicki attend the 2016 Celebrate Mentoring event. The two were matched from 2007-2006.

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.

Picture Perfect

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Big Sister Kristeen Waddell first met her Little Sister Iyonna in October of 2009. Since their first introduction, the two have played big roles in each other’s lives. From small activities such as cooking dinner together to more formal events like celebrating Kristeen’s wedding and the birth of her son – these two truly understand the… Read more.

“It has been a privilege & a pleasure to watch Aliya grow up over the last 2 years”

“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.

“Becoming a part of Big Brother Big Sisters has truly been one of the best decisions I have made in my life.”

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“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 Lori Lockhart reflects on her time as a Big Sister after graduating from our program in May 2016. And in her own words, Lori shares with you… Read more.