Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Featured in the 2022 Holiday Impact Prize Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Featured in the 2022 Holiday Impact Prize
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Featured in the 2022 Holiday Impact Prize 


Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the largest and most experienced youth mentoring organization in the United States, for the second year in a row has been selected as an honoree of the 2022 Holiday Impact Prize, presented by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, and supported by Focusing Philanthropy.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Receives $13.5 Million in Funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Receives $13.5 Million in Funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Receives $13.5 Million in Funding from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention


The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of America two grants totaling $13.5 million to continue the national nonprofit’s evidence-based one-to-one mentoring program.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Appoints Four New Executives to National Board Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Appoints Four New Executives to National Board
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Appoints Four New Executives to National Board 


TAMPA, FL (November 9, 2022) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the preeminent leader in one-to-one youth mentoring in the United States, has announced the election of four new Board members, including Betsy Burdick, Founder and President of Momentors, Inc., Tim Ellis, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of the National Football League (NFL), Nicole Peterson, Vice President, Global Planning & Analysis of UPS, and Kathy Shields, Founder and Chairperson of the Jack and Kathy Family Foundation. Together, these individuals bring unmatched levels of expertise and unique leadership skills that will help increase equity, impact, and growth across BBBSA to make a lasting impact on both young people and mentors throughout the organizat…
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Macy’s To Launch Multi-Year Partnership With Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America This Holiday Season Macy’s To Launch Multi-Year Partnership With Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America This Holiday Season
Macy's To Launch Multi-Year Partnership With Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America This Holiday Season


The social impact collaboration will work to empower young people across the nation through mentorship This holiday season, Macy’s customers can join the effort via an eight week online charitable giving campaign on macys.com and in-store round-up NEW YORK, NY – October 31, 2022 – Through its game changing social purpose platform, Mission Every One, Macy’s has committed to creating brighter futures through bold representation for all. In support of youth empowerment, a guiding principle of this mission, Macy’s will launch a multi-year partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) to serve young people through the power of mentorship, creating a path for future success and impact that lasts a lifetime. This holiday season, Macy’s cu…
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America President and CEO Joins Over 2,000 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Big Brothers Big Sisters of America President and CEO Joins Over 2,000 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America President and CEO Joins Over 2,000 CEOs in Unprecedented Commitment to Advance Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace


TAMPA, FL (October 27, 2022) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the preeminent leader in one-to-one youth mentoring organizations in the United States, joins the growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. As one of over 2,000 CEOs who have come together for CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™, BBBSA President and CEO Artis Stevens is committing himself and BBBSA to advancing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. By signing on to this commitment, BBBSA is pledging to take action to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected and where employees feel encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion. The collective of over 2,000 signatories have already shared…
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NFL and The Shoe Surgeon Team Up To Empower Local Community and Youth Through Fashion, Football, and Philanthropy NFL and The Shoe Surgeon Team Up To Empower Local Community and Youth Through Fashion, Football, and Philanthropy
NFL and The Shoe Surgeon Team Up To Empower Local Community and Youth Through Fashion, Football, and Philanthropy


Collaboration features SRGN Academy youth clinics in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, along with design activation for My Cause My Cleats NEW YORK, October 25, 2022 – The National Football League announced today a partnership with pioneering shoe customizer Dominic Ciambrone, aka ‘The Shoe Surgeon’. Recognized for his bespoke one-of-a-kind creations, Ciambrone is the founder and creative director of The Surgeon, a household name synonymous with luxury custom footwear. He has continuously transformed the high-end fashion customization and sports landscape by offering his made-to-order services for top football athletes such as Odell Beckham Jr and Jalen Ramsey. The collaboration, consisting of two key initiatives, will empower the…
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Names Ginneh Baugh As Chief Impact Officer Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Names Ginneh Baugh As Chief Impact Officer
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Names Ginneh Baugh As Chief Impact Officer 


Tampa, FL (October 10, 2022) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the preeminent one-to-one youth mentoring organization in the United States, has announced Ginneh Baugh as its Chief Impact Officer. Baugh will oversee strategic direction, activity and expert guidance across programs and outcomes. She will spearhead the execution of a strong impact strategy that will successfully support and strengthen BBBSA’s mission to make a lasting impact on youth and communities through mentorship.  As a strategist, innovator, and data storyteller, Baugh brings expertise in program planning and a personal passion to strengthen pathways of opportunity for communities of color across the country. In her previous role as the Vice President of Impact and Inn…
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Teams Up with Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity to Expand Access to Mentorship Across the Country Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Teams Up with Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity to Expand Access to Mentorship Across the Country
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Teams Up with Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity to Expand Access to Mentorship Across the Country 


Legacy Organization Announces National Partnership with Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month   Tampa, FL (October 3, 2022) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA), the preeminent one-to-one youth mentoring organization in the country, has announced its partnership with Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. to expand access to mentorship nationwide through mentor recruitment, volunteering and providing more opportunities for Littles.   Dedicated to creating a sense of belonging for those in their local communities, regardless of one’s ethnicity, background, or how they identify, this newfound alliance will elevate both organizations’ mutual commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion on a national lev…
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When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on academics. Today's youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate these challenges and reach their potential.


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When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on academics. Today's youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate these challenges and reach their potential.



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When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on academics. Today's youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate these challenges and reach their potential.


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When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on academics. Today's youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate these challenges and reach their potential.