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.

Match + Mom Cupcakes & Canvas


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.

Match Use Big App to Do Service Activity

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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.

Indianapolis Indians Want You to #JoinOurTeam

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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.

New Match Has Instant Bond

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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.

Meet Allemagne: Ecologist in Training!

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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.

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

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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.