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  • Washington Bigs Help Littles Navigate Life's Challenges
  • Young people who enter Big Brothers Big Sisters programs come from varied backgrounds and families. Some are from single-parent households, or have a parent in the military. While their stories are all different, one thing they do share in common: they all face adversity, and they all look to someone to help them. For Marvina and Brandon, those people are their Bigs: Dana and Emilio, Washington state's Big Sister and Big Brother of the Year.
  • California Big Brother of the Year, Bryan Gingg
  • Javier was born to immigrant parents with limited formal education or English-speaking skills. His older sister, Mayra, became his legal guardian after their mother died and their father moved back to Mexico. After enrolling in Big Brothers Big Sisters, Javier was soon matched with his Big Brother, Bryan Gingg. 

    Continue reading to learn more about the special relationship that Javier and Bryan share.

  • Director of Native American Engagement Attends Premiere Conference in Las Vegas
  • Each year, the National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) brings together respected tribal leaders; state, local and federally elected officials; CEOs and organizational members to discuss matters related Native American tribal enterprise and business. This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s Director of Native American Engagement Carroll Swan joined the summit in Las Vegas to share Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission with representatives from Indian Country.
  • Minor League Baseball® and Big Brothers Big Sisters Plan to Hit Some Doubles
  • This April and May, Big Brothers Big Sisters will be keeping an eye on the Minor League Baseball box scores, hoping to see a lot of doubles hit. Minor League Baseballs’ charity campaign, “Winning with Doubles,” encourages fans to show their support for Big Brothers Big Sisters by making donations whenever a double is hit.

  • Going the Distance for Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Tony Anderson knows, perhaps better than many, the difficulty and struggle associated with growing up without a strong male mentor figure in their lives. Tony’s father died in a car accident before Tony reached the age of two, leaving him and his older siblings to be raised by their mother. During his life, Tony had a number of people along the way who tried to show him guidance. But none could fill the void left behind by an absent father-figure – a strong and enduring mentor.
  • A Shoutout to Big Brothers Big Sisters on The Steve Harvey Show
  • In a recent episode of “The Steve Harvey Show” that aired Wednesday, March 19, Harvey’s guests included a single-father and his daughter, Heather. Heather’s father believes that his daughter’s life choices are already proving, detrimental to her as a young teenaged girl. As part of a solution to their situation, Harvey recommends that Heather be enrolled with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah, so that she can have a woman in her life who she can talk to, who can guide her and show her how to take a more productive and positive path in her life.
  • Incoming CEO Pam Iorio Attends Local Bowl For Kids’ Sake, Helps Tampa Agency Celebrate 50th Anniversary
  • Former mayor of Tampa and newly named CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (March 31), Pam Iorio, joined a number of local city government notables at Tampa’s 33rd Bowl For Kids’ Sake event recently. Along with Police Chief Jane Castor and some representatives from the sheriff’s office and the fire department, Iorio helped Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay celebrate the agency’s 50th anniversary of providing mentors for children in the Tampa Bay area.
  • Arthur Wilson and Cliff Clarke
  • The campus pastor at Huntington University, Arthur Wilson, knows the value and even the necessity of having a strong figure in your life to serve as a guide and role model. While he now works as a pastor at the small Christian university in Huntington, Ind., there was a time in his life when he needed to benefit from the kind of guidance he now offers his students.

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Agency News Feed

  • Baltimore Orioles Players and Coaches Hold Clinic for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast
  • During spring training, Major League Baseball teams from across the transplanted to their spring training locations, putting on exhibition games and trying out young prospects ahead of opening day and the official start of the season. The Baltimore Orioles spend their spring training in Sarasota, Fla., and recently they hosted a number of Bigs and Littles from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast for a baseball clinic!

  • Pro Skateboarder Shows Big Brothers Big Sisters the Way
  • Recently, pro skateboarder Danny Way helped lead a “Build-A-Board Workshop for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kauai’s site-based program at Kapa’a Elementary School. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kaua’i consists of a number of school-based mentoring programs, as well as a handful of community-based matches, as a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hawaii.

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In The News

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia a Group of Angels
  • Recently Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia (S.C.) received laudable recognition from South Carolina Secretary of State, Mark Hammond, who named the organization among the “Angels” on the state’s annual “Scrooges and Angels” list for nonprofits for 2013.

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Each year half a million people across America come together to have fun and raise money to support Big Brothers Big Sisters with Bowl for Kids' Sake. The funds raised help support approximately 200,000 Bigs and Littles by providing ongoing support for children, families and volunteers to build and sustain long-lasting relationships. Learn more >>

Bowling News

  • Follow the Yellow Brick Road…for Kids’ Sake
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County (Wis.) opted for a “Wizard of Oz” theme this year. Bowlers came dressed in a variety of costumes, including witches, flying monkeys, scarecrows and the tin man, along with a wizard and even a yellow brick road, all while raising more than $90,000.
  • National Youth Violence Prevention Week
  • The week of April 7 - 11 is National Youth Violence Prevention Week! During this week, there will be a call to raise awareness and discussion of issues related to youth violence. The National Association of Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) will work as an information and resource center, providing an action kit and instruction on how to make the most of the campaign. As a prominent issue today, youth violence, and this campaign, can be something worth discussing with your Little. 

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