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Dec 09, 2014, 09:01 ET

New Jersey Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces Name Change

 Big Brothers Big Sisters has been a positive force in the lives of children in New Jersey, aged 6-17, since 1967. Previously known as Big...

Nov 24, 2014, 15:09 ET

Korbel to Host a Champagne Brunch for Big Brothers Big Sisters International on December 7th

 Big Brothers Big Sisters International will host an International Champagne Brunch as a holiday fundraiser.  Attendees can tantalize...

Nov 17, 2014, 07:39 ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters Joins Forces with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies to Inspire Audiences to "Start Something Epic"

To celebrate the highly anticipated release of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," the final film in Peter Jackson's epic "The Hobbit"...

Oct 30, 2014, 07:05 ET
Amber Olson Rourke and Renee Olson, of Nerium International, present Pam Iorio, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, with a check for $1,000,000.

Nerium International™ Raises $1,000,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Today, Nerium International™, a leader in age-defying skincare products, met its goal of raising $1,000,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters...

Oct 29, 2014, 12:08 ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces New Member to Executive Team

Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star announced today that Keith Rhodes has joined their staff as Executive Vice President of Development. "We are...

Oct 24, 2014, 12:42 ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters Calling All --- Big Black Tie Ball Needs Attendees Nov. 1st

Big Brothers Big Sisters is hosting its Annual Big Black Tie Ball on Saturday, November 1st at the Omni Dallas Hotel located at 555 South Lamar...

Oct 15, 2014, 13:07 ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Greater Los Angeles To Honor William H. Ahmanson, Jennifer Salke And The Hollywood Reporter At 2014 Big Bash

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) will honor outstanding members of the Los Angeles community at its annual Big Bash on...

Oct 15, 2014, 09:04 ET
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay's new "Add a Little" campaign features real Big-Little matches doing some of their favorite activities to show the big impact the small moments can have. Take the first step to becoming a Big Brother at AddaLittle.org. Photo credit: Faith Ninivaggi

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay Survey Finds Men Want to Leave a Positive Legacy on Others' Lives

 According to a new Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay survey, nearly two-thirds (65%) of men would rather be able to look back and...

Sep 22, 2014, 16:18 ET

CKO Boxing For Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentors

 On September 20th at the Pequeno Mexico Event Center in Fort Worth, Texas, Jesse Rodriguez's Calvary Knock Out (CKO) hosted a nine-match...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:23 ET

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs & Big Brothers Big Sisters Join Forces For A Common Goal

 This week at the campus of Southern Methodist University, the DFW Chapter of The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) hosted its 2014...

Sep 11, 2014, 14:33 ET

Launch! Real-Life Ad Campaign Seeks A Few (Hundred) Good Men

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area is launching a captivating ad campaign to find several hundred young men who want to help change...

Sep 10, 2014, 11:00 ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hopping For World Record

The Columbia northwest chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) today announced a world record setting event scheduled for Saturday, September...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay Welcomes Two New Board Members

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (BBBSMB) is pleased to announce the election of two new members to its Board of Directors: Raju...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:52 ET

Jamie Foxx Recounts the Role of His Mentors During Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's Annual Awards Gala Sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal

 On June 17th at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, Illinois, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America recognized the generosity of...

Jun 18, 2014, 07:39 ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters Salutes Valued Partners at Awards Gala

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America relies upon the support of its corporate and celebrity partners to continue providing one-to-one mentoring...

May 12, 2014, 09:00 ET
On May 22, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay will pay tribute to fallen firefighter Michael Kennedy of Boston Ladder 15, a Big Brother of seven years. For more information about the annual Big of the Year Gala, visit http://www.bbbsmb.org. (PRNewsFoto/Big Brothers Big Sisters of M...)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay Honors Fallen Firefighter and Boston's Former Mayor for Making Boston a Better Place

On May 22, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (BBBSMB) will honor two of Boston's biggest heroes. This year's annual Big of the Year...

Apr 08, 2014, 14:07 ET

The Guild Of Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Los Angeles Presents Accessories For Success Spring Luncheon And Fashion Show Honoring Sandra Stern, Lee Phillip Bell And Brindell Roberts Gottlieb

The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) presents its annual Accessories for Success Spring Luncheon and Fashion Show...

Mar 20, 2014, 07:23 ET
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Partners With The U.S. Department Of Labor, Employment And Training Administration

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America announces its proven one-to-one youth mentoring services will be integrated into the U.S. Department of...

Feb 28, 2014, 16:37 ET
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America President and CEO Charles Pierson Announces he will Step Down

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's board of directors has accepted Charles Pierson's resignation from his position as the organization's...

Feb 12, 2014, 05:15 ET
Big Brothers Big Sisters releases Black History Month Social Media Badge.  (PRNewsFoto/Big Brothers Big Sisters)

Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Black History Month with Social Media Badge and Re-Boot of Mentoring Brothers Website

 Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating Black History Month 2014 by asking supporters to share an exclusive Black History Month social media...