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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...

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...

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...

Oct 08, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Big Brothers Big Sisters y Latina Mom Bloggers llama a los hombres a tomar la iniciativa y convertirse en mentores en la próxima fiesta en Twitter #LatinoBigs

Acompáñenos el martes, 8 de octubre a las 9.00 p.m. hora del este/6.00 p.m. hora del Pacífico y sea testigo de Big Brothers Big...

Oct 08, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Big Brothers Big Sisters and Latina Mom Bloggers Calls on Hombres to Step Up and Become Mentors at Upcoming Twitter Party #LatinoBigs

 Join us on Tuesday, October 8th at 9 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. PDT, as Big Brothers Big Sisters of America co-presents a Twitter Party with the Latina...

May 01, 2013, 19:53 ET
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Big Brothers Big Sisters' Mentoring Brothers in Action Ambassador VaShawn Mitchell to Donate a Portion of CD Sales to Upstate Agency

 Six-time Stellar Award-winner and GRAMMY® Award-nominated gospel recording artist VaShawn Mitchell is set to perform at Spartanburg,...

Apr 24, 2013, 09:00 ET
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New Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Outcomes Survey Report Suggests Mentoring has Positive Effects on the Whole Child

 The 2013 Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Outcomes Survey (YOS) report reflects across-the-board gains for youth a year after being in a...

Nov 29, 2012, 19:59 ET
Jamie Foxx Announces Biggest Role Ever:  National Spokesperson, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.  (PRNewsFoto/Big Brothers Big Sisters of America)

Jamie Foxx Announces Biggest Role Ever: National Spokesperson, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

 A small group of teen and pre-teen boys and their mentors joined Oscar Award Winning Actor Jamie Foxx at a private party at his Los...

Nov 28, 2012, 16:45 ET
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American Promise Debuts at Sundance Festival with an Urgent Call to Action

 Today, the Sundance Film Festival announced its selection of American Promise for the 2013 festival.  The provocative documentary spans...

Sep 26, 2012, 09:00 ET

Leonard A. Bernstein Joins Big Brothers Big Sisters' National Board of Directors

Reed Smith LLP partner Leonard A. Bernstein has accepted an appointment to join Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's Board of...

Sep 26, 2012, 09:00 ET

Raymund A. Paredes Joins Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's Board of Directors

Raymund A. Paredes, PhD, has accepted an appointment to join Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's Board of Directors. Dr. Paredes currently holds...

Jul 11, 2012, 15:39 ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Names Marlene L. Olshan Chief Operating Officer

 Marlene L. Olshan will join Big Brothers Big Sisters of America as Chief Operating Officer, effective November 1, 2012.  Since 2001,...

Jul 03, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Michael Baisden Foundation to Make Mentoring Matter At 9th Annual Anniversary Celebration

 Guests attending Michael Baisden's 9th Anniversary celebration July 14 at the Apollo Theatre will learn why mentoring matters so much to...

Apr 23, 2012, 17:23 ET
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Board Announces New President and Chief Executive Officer T. Charles Pierson.  (PRNewsFoto/Big Brothers Big Sisters of America)

Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America Board Announces New President And Chief Executive Officer

 The Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of T. Charles Pierson as the national...

Mar 22, 2012, 09:00 ET
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United Way and Big Brothers Big Sisters Partnership Improves Educational Success Rate for High-Risk Elementary and Middle School Youth

 United Way Worldwide and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America have created a partnership to expand evidence-based, one-to-one mentoring...

Oct 05, 2011, 12:00 ET
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to Receive OJJDP FY2011 National Mentoring Grants Totaling $13.3 Million

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Youth Mentoring Grants, totaling...

Aug 11, 2011, 09:00 ET
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Elects Emily Chen Carrera to National Board

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America's board of directors has named Emily Chen Carrera as its newest member.  She will hold a three-year term....

Jun 14, 2011, 08:00 ET
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Recognizes National Partners at Annual Conference

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, recognizing the growth and importance of its corporate support, has presented five of its distinguished...