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14 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET Tickets on Sale for the 38th Annual Barrett Havran Memorial Big Taste of Fort Worth - April 9th!

Tickets are now available at www.BigTaste.org. Guests and media are invited for an evening of decadent cuisine, premium wines and first class...


02 Nov, 2016, 15:36 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Raises a Record-Breaking $563,000 At 2016 Big Black Tie Ball

At this year's Big Brothers Big Sisters Big Black Tie Ball guests enjoyed a captivating performance by four-time Grammy Award nominated artist,...


29 Sep, 2015, 17:21 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala Allows People To Make A Big Difference And Have A Little Fun At The Same Time

 Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrated sixty-five years of one-to-one mentoring at their annual Big Black Tie Ball—Points of Light Night...


12 Jan, 2015, 15:54 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Local Heroes & National Mentoring Month

Big Brothers Big Sisters marks National Mentoring Month by celebrating "Bigs" of the Year.  This year, everyday folks became heroes to at-risk...


17 Nov, 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"...


24 Oct, 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...


22 Sep, 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...


18 Sep, 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...


10 Sep, 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...


12 Feb, 2014, 05:15 ET 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...


10 Jan, 2014, 15:00 ET Bowling Pins Launch Social Media Tour to Help Raise More Than $21 Million for Big Brothers Big Sisters

 Big Brothers Big Sisters' national Bowl For Kids' Sake campaign kicked off at the Cedar Rapids Bowling Center located at 265 Blairs Ferry...


02 Jan, 2014, 15:11 ET Nation's Largest Mentoring Network to Roll out the 'Purple Carpet' for National Mentoring Month

 This January, National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters is inviting the nation to treat its 200,000 "Bigs" as the celebrities they...


04 Dec, 2013, 15:30 ET Little Big Shot and Big Brothers Big Sisters Announce National Partnership

 Little Big Shot, the competitive basketball shootout tournament will host fund raising events to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters in five U.S....


23 Nov, 2013, 12:54 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Applauds America's FOCUS Act Unveiled by Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-Phila.)

Bill would provide funding for mentoring programs for children facing adversity  Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is pleased to...


08 Nov, 2013, 20:11 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters & Joliet Township High School Announce Cutting-Edge Mentoring Program

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties is proud to announce it is introducing mentor2.0 – a technology-driven, email...


04 Nov, 2013, 06:18 ET Mentoring Crucial in Light of Recent Survey by the Education Trust on Native American Students

 As we begin Native American Heritage month, I truly wish better statistics existed regarding the educational outcomes for Native American...


17 Oct, 2013, 10:00 ET The Tenors Launch New Single Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters

TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Tenors, Canada's JUNO Award-winning vocal super group, have joined forces with Big Brothers Big Sisters of...


29 Jul, 2013, 15:25 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives More Than $1.3 Million Thanks to Funds Raised by jcpenney and Haggar

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, will be able to help mentor more...


26 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Awards William "Bill" Hanna Highest National Honor

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has awarded William "Bill" Hanna, Retired President and COO of  Koch Industries with its 2013 Charles G....


26 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Recognizes National Partners at Annual Conference

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, recognizing the growth and importance of its corporate, foundation and media support has presented six...


25 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Long-time Mentors to Win Special Honor at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America National Conference, Sponsored by Comcast and NBCUniversal

 A Fort Wayne, Indiana TV news anchor and a Peoria, Illinois insurance executive are this year's national Big Sister and Big Brother of the...


13 Jun, 2013, 18:33 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Agencies Meet in Denver for ReuniteNow National Conference, Sponsored by Comcast and NBCUniversal

Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation's largest network of youth mentoring agencies, will convene at The Marriott City Center in Denver June 23-26,...


31 May, 2013, 13:49 ET jcpenney and Haggar Team Up in June to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters

 Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation's largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, is joining forces with jcpenney in June for...


24 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Partners With Papazian Hirsch Entertainment Timed To The VOD & DVD Release Of LEAST AMONG SAINTS

 Recognizing and appreciating the similarities between the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters and the theme of the acclaimed film, LEAST...


23 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET Michael Baisden to Present Baisden Inspiration Award at Big Brothers Big Sisters National Conference in June

 Best-selling author, broadcaster, filmmaker and philanthropist Michael Baisden will join Big Brothers Big Sisters leaders in Denver this...