Big Brothers Big Sisters Unveils Modern New Brand Aimed at Volunteer Recruitment

The brand transformation, including a new logo, new colors, and new messaging, is part of a multi-part strategy by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to build the foundation that will enable the organization to recruit more volunteers to become mentors (“Bigs”) to youth (“Littles”) in their communities. The organization is upgrading its nationwide technology for tracking programs and mentoring relationships (“matches”), investing in training for staff, leaders, parents, and volunteers, in addition to undergoing this brand transformation.

https://www.bbbs.org/news-item/2018/10/big-brothers-big-sisters-unveils-modern-new-brand-aimed-volunteer-recruitment/

Big Brothers Big Sisters Honors Top Partners and Dedicated Supporters

Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America honors the top corporate partners and individual leaders who make significant contributions to help the organization serve children by matching them in impactful mentoring relationships with caring adult volunteers. During the 2018 National Conference Awards Gala presented by Comcast NBCUniversal and held on June 28, BBBSA honored Alan J. Bernon, Gary Moore, the Federated Insurance Companies, and the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation.

https://www.bbbs.org/news-item/2018/07/big-brothers-big-sisters-honors-top-partners-dedicated-supporters/

WellCare CEO Named Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s Board Chair

The Board of Directors of the nation’s oldest and largest mentoring organization has elected the CEO of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., Kenneth A. Burdick, to serve as Board Chair and has added two new Board members: Jeff Fetters, the Chairman and CEO of Federated Insurance, and Robert Sanchez, the Chairman and CEO of Ryder System, Inc.

https://www.bbbs.org/news-item/2018/07/wellcare-ceo-named-big-brothers-big-sisters-americas-board-chair/

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces Local Agencies and Boards of the Year

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America recognized six exceptional Affiliates on June 28 during its Annual National Conference. These affiliates have demonstrated outstanding leadership and have increased the number of children they serve in their communities. These affiliates have all made key strategic decisions that have allowed them to innovate and grow over the past year.

https://www.bbbs.org/news-item/2018/07/big-brothers-big-sisters-america-announces-local-agencies-boards-year/

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Announces Top 2018 Mentors

Every year, two volunteer mentors out of more than 150,000 “Bigs” nationwide are chosen to represent Big Brothers Big Sisters of America as the Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year. This year’s Big Brother of the Year Murray Miller, from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Big Sister of the Year Myra Camino, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, were honored June 28 at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America National Conference Awards Gala, sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal, in St. Louis, Missouri.

https://www.bbbs.org/news-item/2018/07/big-brothers-big-sisters-america-announces-top-2018-mentors/

Minor League Baseball to Honor Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Rising Star Students with College Stipends

Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) and MiLB Charities today announced that 20 high school students nationwide will receive a $500 college stipend as part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Rising Star Students program. The award honors high-achieving students involved in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America mentorship program who are preparing for their “call-up” to college.

https://www.bbbs.org/news-item/2018/05/minor-league-baseball-honor-big-brothers-big-sisters-america-rising-star-students-college-stipends/

DIAL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF AMERICA

Dial® is proud and honored to announce they have partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America for 2018 in an effort to promote and improve overall health and well-being for all families. In a combined effort, Dial, America’s most trusted brand for over 70 years, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported organization dedicated to improving the lives of children, have created the Healthier Futures™ program. This program will help ensure that children facing adversity have the guidance they need to succeed in life and also teach healthy hygiene habits. 

https://www.bbbs.org/news-item/2018/01/dial-announces-partnership-big-brothers-big-sisters-america/

$2.725 Million Investment from the S.D. Bechtel Foundation Strengthens Big Brothers Big Sisters Across the Country

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the nation’s oldest one-to-one youth mentoring organization, has received a transformative $2.725 million grant from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation that will build a new learning management system, create new training programs, invest in new nationwide technology, and strengthen the capacity of Affiliates.

https://www.bbbs.org/news-item/2017/12/2-725-million-investment-s-d-bechtel-foundation-strengthens-big-brothers-big-sisters-across-country/