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Aug 03, 2017, 09:46 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates their 90th Anniversary at 2017 Big Black Tie Ball with Celebrity Musical Guest, Matthew Morrison

2017 marks Big Brothers Big Sisters' 90th Anniversary of serving the children of Dallas. This landmark occasion will be celebrated and commemorated...


Mar 14, 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...


Nov 02, 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,...


Sep 29, 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...


Sep 22, 2015, 09:00 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates 65 Years At Annual Gala

Big Brothers Big Sisters is pleased to announce its 2015 Annual Big Black Tie Ball, Points of Light Night, "A Little Fun on a Big Night", on...


Jan 12, 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...


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 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...


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 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...


Feb 12, 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...


Jan 10, 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...


Jan 02, 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...


Dec 04, 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....


Nov 23, 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...


Nov 08, 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...


Nov 04, 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...


Oct 17, 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...


Jul 29, 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...


Jun 26, 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...


Jun 26, 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....


Jun 25, 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...


Jun 13, 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,...


May 31, 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...