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Jun 26, 2020, 20:00 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Awards Outstanding Volunteers and Youth in Mentoring Program

Every year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America chooses two volunteer mentors (called 'Bigs') and two youth (called 'Littles') out of nearly 140,000...


May 27, 2020, 08:06 ET Tyson Foods and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America team up to support and connect young people in rural America

Today Tyson Foods and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America are launching a new video that showcases the commitment and collaborative effort from both...


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, 03:36 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, Jewel....


Sep 29, 2015, 05:21 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 this past...


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...


Jul 28, 2015, 06:36 ET Bikes for Local Youth -Millennium Health, UPS and Big Brothers Big Sisters Join Forces to Build and Deliver Bicycles to Children in Need

Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company based in San Diego, hosted its National Sales meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, and built bicycles...


May 12, 2015, 01:48 ET Bright Realty Golf Classic Celebrates Record Year!

Annually rated as one of the Top 10 Charity Golf Events in the DFW Metroplex by the Dallas Business Journal, the Bright Realty Golf Classic...


Apr 29, 2015, 09:40 ET Nerium International™ Put On Their Bowling Shoes to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters

Renee Olson, Chief Leadership Officer for Nerium International™, and her "Little Sister", 11 year old Ryan, bowled over the crowd this past Saturday...


Apr 23, 2015, 05:47 ET Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces Big Taste of Fort Worth Winners 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters held the 36th Annual Barrett Havran Memorial Big Taste of Fort Worth this past weekend, where the top restaurants and...


Jan 12, 2015, 03:54 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, 04:18 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 boxing event ...


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 TEXAS L.E....


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 13,...


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 badge...


Jan 10, 2014, 03:00 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 Road NE on...


Jan 02, 2014, 03:11 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 are in...


Dec 04, 2013, 03:30 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. cities ...


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

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is pleased to support the America's FOCUS (Fund for Future Opportunities and Outcomes in the United States) Act...


Nov 08, 2013, 08:11 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 supported...


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 youth. This ...


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 America ...