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Dan Cope named 2017 Indiana Big Brother of the Year

Indianapolis –Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana announced this week the Brother of the Year for their community-based program. The “Big of the Year” award recognizes outstanding volunteers who provide exceptional and life-changing impact to the children they mentor in the Central Indiana area. Dan Cope was named the 2017 Indiana Big Brother of the… Read more.

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Sarah Myers named 2017 Big Sister of the Year

Indianapolis –Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana announced this week the Big Sister of the Year for their community-based program. The “Big of the Year” award recognizes outstanding volunteers who provide exceptional and life-changing impact to the children they mentor in the Central Indiana area. Sarah Myers was named the 2017 BBBSCI Big Sister of… Read more.

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Capital Group Awards Funding to BBBSCI

Agency receives $5,000 from sponsorship

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.

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Ralph & Adreyce have big excitement for BBBSCI

Match appreciates involvement in program

We’re so excited for our “Give a Little” campaign next week and Little Brother Adreyce and his Big Ralph Redmond want you to know how much they appreciate the donors who make their match possible! Watch the video to find out why they want you to continue supporting BBBSCI! Visit BeBigforKids.org/GiveALittle2017 to learn more.  

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One Week Away from Give a Little 2017!

Annual Fundraising Campaign Begins March 6

We’re one week away from our “Give a Little” campaign and Little Sister Alissa and her Big Sister Erin Lucas have a special message for you! Watch the video to find out why they want you to give a little to make a BIG impact! Visit BeBigforKids.org/GiveALittle2017 to learn more.   

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BBBSCI Partners with IndyFuel

Agency supporters invited to April 4 game

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.

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Matches Participate in #StarbucksBigServiceDay

Annual Service Activity Celebrates Partnership with Starbucks

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.

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Littles Attend Etiquette Dinner & Lesson

Matches spend evening learning, socializing

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.

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

Mother of alumni Little Brother shares fond memories of her son's Big

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.