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Starbucks to Host Statewide Day of Service with BBBS

Eighth annual event teaches youth importance of philanthropy

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.

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“I know BBBSCI will continue touching the lives of families for many years to come.”

Linda Perry Reflects on her 27+ Year Career with BBBSCI

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.

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Kite Realty Awards Funding to BBBSCI

Agency Receives $2,500 Grant

We recently received a grant from Kite Realty Group in the amount of $2,500 to support our service to youth living in the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Safety focus areas. Thank you, Kite Realty, for your commitment to our community!   

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“Malachi is a great kid and we have a blast together”

Big Brother Pat is Thankful for Match with Little

Big Brother Pat Glew was matched with Little Brother Malachi in October of 2015. In today’s blog, he shares some of the little ways his match has had a big impact on his life. Question: Why did you sign up to be a Big?  What interested you about the BBBSCI program? Pat Glew: I wanted… Read more.

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BBBSCI Hosts Bigs & Brews for Volunteers

Happy Hour Celebrates National Mentoring Month

We celebrated the end of National Mentoring Month, thanked our Bigs for all of their great support, and met with potential volunteers at a Bigs & Brews Happy Hour at TwoDEEP Brewing Co. on Monday, January 30. We also showed our Bigs the new updates on our Big App! We treated guests to a free beer… Read more.

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“Can we do better for girls and boys together than we can separately?”

Gail Strong Reflects on Discussions Leading Up to Merger

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.

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Open House Celebrates BBBSCI’s 15th Anniversary

Guests spend evening reminiscing, reconnecting

Over the past 15 years, BBBSCI is proud to have provided 9,609 mentoring relationships to girls and boys in our community! During National Mentoring Month this January, we’re celebrating our past and looking ahead to the future. Thank you to the many Bigs and supporters who make our mission possible for so many local girls… Read more.

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

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

Vicki Mech Hester Celebrates 20+ Years of Supporting BBBS

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.

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Eli Lilly & Co. is Top Volunteer Partner of 2016

BBBSCI Celebrates Top Recruitment Partner During National Mentoring Month

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana recognizes 23 corporate recruitment partners from across Central Indiana for their commitment to youth mentoring in 2016. For a complete list of our corporate partners, click here.  

CEO Reflects on BBBSCI’s 15 Year History: Pt III

DARCEY PALMER-SHULTZ SHARES 15 REASONS SHE'S PROUD OF BBBSCI

  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… Read more.