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10-11-13  The Big Bash on little bay... more

9-22-13  BBBS to Hold Celebration...  more

9-8-13  Man Paddles to Isles and Back for a Cause...  more

9-5-13  Paddleboarding for a Cause... more

8-4-13  Big Brother to Paddle to Shoals to Help Youth...  more

6-18-13  Local Good Deed Deserves Thumbs Up...  more

6-21-13   Mentor Program Leads to 'Eggscellent' Business...  more

6-15-2013  Anything Goes at Annual Stiletto Race...  more

6-15-13  High Heels Race to Help Big Brothers/Sisters...  more

3-16-2013 4th Annual Stiletto Race scheduled for Sat June 15!  More

3-27-2013  Big Brothers Big Sisters gives "Littles" Salon treat...  More

3-11-2013  Agencies partner to support kids with parent going through breast cancer... More

12/14/12  More Volunteer Big Brothers Needed... More

12/9/12  BBBS Partners with Girl Scouts...  More

12/5/12  C&J Supports BBBSGS with a $20,000 pledge over 4 years...  More

7/28/12  Stiletto Race to benefit BBBSGS...  More

6/27/12  BBBS Receives Surprise Grant from Liberty Mutual: Nine Liberty Mutual employees dropped in at the BBBSGS office this week wearing Liberty Mutual 100th Anniversary t-shirts and massive grins, carrying pom-poms and a giant $10,000 check.   ... More

6/12/12  BBBS Announces Extreme Bedroom Makeover Contest Winner... More

4/28/12  Jessie Dill Named New Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast... More

11/12/2011 Kennerson honored for work with Big Brothers Big Sisters: Portsmouth--Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast volunteer Joe Kennerson received a Volunteer Service Award on Tuesday at the Spirit of New Hampshire Awards in Concord....More

9/16/2011  Fabulous Find helps Big Brothers/Sisters: Kittery--Last week, volunteers from The Fabulous Find hosted a reception to present $7,500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine...More

8/26/2011  Being Big: Community members become Big Brother/Sister for a day in Dover: Dover--Area officials and business professionals were paired up Thursday evening with children involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast for the organization's Start Something Big Day event...More

8/21/2011 Stilettos Race for Good Cause: Portsmouth--Wearing a pink and black soccer uniform, a man comes running at full speed down the street toward the Music Hall. Pumping his arms in the air, he tears through the purple streamer finish line and, once declared the victor, swiftly removes the black Mary Jane heels on his feet...More

8/21/2011 Pumped up over Stiletto Race: Portsmouth It was a duel of spiked shoes Saturday, as more than 35 daring runners sprinted 35 meters in a variety of stiletto shoes, all for a good cause.  The second annual Stiletto Race supports the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast and had sprinters, of both sexes and varied ages, armed in their most comfortable and supportive heels, hoping to reaching the finish line first...More

5/9/2011  Striking it Big: Bowling event in Portsmouth raises money, support for Big Brothers Big Sisters: Portsmouth--Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast hosted their annual Yeehaw! Bowl For Kids' Sake bowling event on Saturday, drawing in hundreds of participants and supporters to Bowl-o-Rama for the nonprofit's western-themed fundraiser...More

4/5/2011 Big Brothers Big Sisters seek young philanthropists: Portsmouth— Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast invites community members in their 20s and 30s to apply for a new initiative, "Young Philanthropists for Mentoring," or YP4M...More

4/4/2011 Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks young philanthropists: Portsmouth--Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast invites community members in their 20s and 30s to apply for a new initiative, "Young Philanthropists for Mentoring," also known as YP4M...More

3/31/2011 In Dover: Big Brothers Big Sisters partners with St. Thomas Aquinas High School: Portsmouth--Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast recently unveiled their new partnership with St. Thomas Aquinas in Dover...More 

3/18/2011 Yeehaw! Portsmouth bowling event goes country: Portsmouth — Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast announces today that it is in full swing to recruit 100 bowling teams for its annual Bowl for Kids' Sake fundraiser...More

3/17/2011 Evening of art to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast: Rye — Summer House Furnishings at 25 Sagamore Road in Rye (Foye's Corner) will host Art with Heart, a special evening showcasing the artwork of four accomplished New England Artists...More

3/16/2011 Social service agencies make pleas for funds to Rochester Council: Rochester--The City Council heard from numerous representatives of local social service agencies at their Tuesday workshop, as each made their pitch for a piece of the city's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding...More

3/11/2011 Dover planners get dollar figure recommendations for distributing CDBG funds: Dover--The Planning Board was given a list of dollar figure recommendations from the Planning Department at its Tuesday meeting which will allow them to work toward distributing the city's Community Development Block Grant funds...More

3/7/2011 BBBS named beneficiary of Seacoast Half Marathon: Portsmouth--The Seacoast Half Marathon Organizing Committee announced Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast as the beneficiary of the 2011 race in November...More

2/7/2011 High on fitness: Indoor Ascent gym in Dover offers options for climbers: Dover--Among Murphy's most notable achievements has been his role as a forerunner of community service on the Seacoast, specifically with youth. Last year, Indoor Ascent donated roughly $8,000 in gift certificates to charities, including Big Brother/Big Sister...More 

12/1/2010 Page Bar cover raises $4,500 for Big Brothers Big Sisters: Portsmouth--Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast raised just under $4,500 Nov. 24 in an innovative partnership with The Page Bar and Restaurant that required each patron to pay a $5 cover charge for access into the club. 100 percent of which went to Big Brothers Big Sisters...More

11/30/2010 Big Brothers Big Sisters Raising Funds with Coffee Label: Portsmouth--
On Dec. 6 from 10 -11 a.m. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast will partner with Port City Roasters at 801 Islington Street in Portsmouth, to launch their "Big Magic Coffees" label. All customers who attend the launch will receive a complimentary "Big Magic" cup of coffee...More

11/19/2010 Seacoast Big Brothers Big Sisters names new directors Janet Sylvester chosen president of board: Portsmouth--Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast has announced the election of Janet Sylvester as president of the board of directors and the addition of five community leaders to its board...More

11/10/2010 Newbury wins Spirit of NH Senior Award: Portsmouth — City resident Peter Newbury received the 2010 Spirit of New Hampshire Senior Award at a ceremony Wednesday night in Manchester. Newbury has served as a mentor and friend with Big Brothers Big Sisters the past 15 years. He has been a role model and positive influence in the lives of three young men who have gotten the volunteer and service "bug" from Peter...More

11/7/2010 Soirees raise over $97,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters: Portsmouth — Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast raised over $97,000 at the organization's Three Little Soirees held in private homes in New Castle, Newington, and Rye last month...More

8/21/2010 Stiletto Race downtown raises money for Big Brothers Big Sisters: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast's inaugural Seacoast Stiletto Race on Friday afternoon was a spectacle of spiky shoes, shouting spectators and sprinting Seacoasters. The 47 people who signed up for the race pranced, ran and stumbled up Chestnut Street in their fancy footwear, all for a shot at glory and to show support for the mentoring program...More

8/21/2010 Heel of a run: Big Brothers Big Sisters raise money in stilettos: With the competition hot on her 3-inch heels, waitress Kendelle Chandler won the first ever Big Brothers Big Sisters Stiletto Race...More

7/13/2010 Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces Portsmouth Stiletto Race: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast has announced that it is gearing up to host the annual Seacoast Stiletto Race on Friday, Aug. 20, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. on Chestnut Street (off Congress Street) in Portsmouth....More

4/12/2010 "Big" Stars Bowl for Kids: Those supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast on Saturday at the annual Bowl for Kids' Sake fund-raiser got VIP treatment walking the "Red Carpet" at Bowl-A-Rama... More

4/12/2010 Big Brothers Big Sisters Rolls out Red Carpet for Portsmouth Bowling Fundraiser: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast hit a strike for its annual fundraising campaign during a celebrity-themed bowl-a-thon Saturday morning. More...

3/23/2010 Bowl for Kids at Big Brothers Big Sisters Event: Happening now for more than 20 years, the annual Bowl for Kids' Sake Hollywood for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast will be held April 10 at Bowl-O-Rama on Lafayette Road, bringing people from across the Seacoast together for a morning and afternoon of bowling.  More..

10/18/2009 Building Social Capital Through Mentoring!  In a time when many are feeling the pinch of our current economic climate, we here in New Hampshire have a lot to be grateful for. More...

10/17/2009 Great Fun for Big Brothers Big Sisters: PortsmouthWomen's City Club Fundraiser Draws 70! More...

10/15/2009 Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast gets grant from Brown Fund. More...

10/14/2009 Champagne-Chocolate Fundraiser to benefit Greater Seacoast Big Brothers/Sisters. More...

6/28/2009 Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast: Breakthrough study finds adults mentored as children in Big Brothers Big Sisters are better educated, wealthier & more fulfilled than their peers.  More...

5/3/2009 Local Nonprofits help bind Communities: On Dec. 4 2007, at a town meeting in Hooksett, Mary Ellen Jackson of The Center for Nonprofits asked then presidential hopeful John McCain to describe his experience with the nonprofit sector and comment on ways he'd strengthen the sector if elected.  More...

5/3/2009 Portsmouth Fundraiser Nets more than $50G Scores of "Bigs" and their "Littles" hit the bowling lanes Saturday to raise money during the Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of the greater Seacoast Bowl for Kids' Sake Fundraiser. More...

4/8/2009 Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast says "thank you" during Volunteer Week to the Mentoring Network's volunteers and supporters!  More...

3/10/2009 Exeter New Car Dealers Association Makes $1,000 Donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the greater Seacoast! More... 

12/16/2008 Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates the culmination of a ten-year match! More...

10/24/2008  Bank of America Charitable Foundation makes $5,000 Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast for their Men in Mentoring Project!  More...

 

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