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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We’re giving a big thank you to Capital Group for sponsoring our “Persistent Resourcefulness” Thriving Indicator on the Big App! Thanks to their generous support, our Littles will be able to participate in activities that teach them the importance of facing challenges head on and learning valuable life lessons from them.
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.