Each match between a Big  and a Little is special. Each has its first match meeting, its own obstacles to overcome, and ultimately its own outcomes in the lives changed. Each match has its own story, some of which you will read here. Our match stories are called “Big Impacts” because they celebrate not just the impact of the Big on the Little, but also the impact of the match on the families, the impact of the Little on the Big, and the impact of the Big Brothers Big Sisters agency that supported everyone along the way.

BBBSA Champion and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Little Brother Tyrese

Big and Little Tell Their Story at NFL Annual Meeting

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As a part of their new “Inspire Change” campaign, the NFL invited Big Brothers Big Sisters to be a part of their Annual Meeting. Big Brother Chris and Little Brother Tyrese, a “Bigs in Blue” match, traveled from Miami to Arizona to tell their story. Off stage, they were star-struck as they met players, coaches, owners, and legends. On stage, they brought those same stars to tears.

https://www.bbbs.org/2019/06/big-and-little-tell-their-story-at-nfl-annual-meeting/

Maroon 5 Donate $500,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters Ahead of Super Bowl Halftime

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Maroon 5 have teamed with the NFL and Interscope Records to donate $500,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America just days before the group is slated to take the stage as halftime performers at Sunday’s Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. A spokesperson for the Adam Levine-led group confirmed the donation to Billboard on Tuesday (Jan. 29), with a spokesperson for BBBS sharing a statement from the organization’s president and CEO Pam Iorio.

https://www.bbbs.org/2019/02/maroon-5-donate-500000-to-big-brothers-big-sisters-ahead-of-super-bowl-halftime/

NFL Launches Inspire Change Initiative, Advancing National Conversation, Progress on Social Justice

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The National Football League today announced the launch of the Inspire Change initiative, showcasing the collaborative efforts of players, owners and the league to create positive change in communities across the country. The joint NFL players-ownership committee recently approved two new social justice grants. The grants were issued to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) and Operation HOPE. BBBSA will use the funding to support agencies across the country as they create long-term mentoring relationships that empower youth to reach their full potential and help communities connect across racial and economic divides. Operation HOPE will utilize the funds in support of their nationwide work within underserved communities to equip young people and adults with the financial tools and education to secure a better future.

https://www.bbbs.org/2019/01/nfl-launches-inspire-change-initiative-advancing-national-conversation-progress-on-social-justice/