Big Brothers Big Sisters

Pathway Capital Tees up Support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

The fundraising event benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC (BBBS of NYC), the nation's first and New York City's largest youth mentoring organization.

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  • The fundraising event benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC (BBBS of NYC), the nation's first and New York City's largest youth mentoring organization.
  • "We have been strong supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters NYC since 2018 and were delighted to play a part in this event's success," said Glenn Thomas, president of Pathway Capital.
  • Representing Pathway Capital were (l. to r.) Dylan Thomas, India Burgess, Alina Massaro, Patricia Kirk, Thomas Ravert, Glenn Thomas and Adam Jutte.
  • Its finance professionals have firsthand knowledge of the capital markets and diverse products to deliver efficient access to business capital.

XSET Partners With Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America To Bring The World Of Gaming To A New Generation

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:52pm

"Partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters is such an exciting milestone for us," said Marco Mereu, COO and co-founder of XSET.

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  • "Partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters is such an exciting milestone for us," said Marco Mereu, COO and co-founder of XSET.
  • "Mentoring opens doors of possibilities for young people, and by connecting with partners like XSET, it allows our Littles to learn first-hand about this growing industry," Big Brothers Big Sisters, said Adam Vasallo, Chief Marketing Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has 230+ local agencies serving more than 5,000 communities across all 50 states.

Deborah Barge Named Chief Development Officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:06pm

TAMPA, Fla., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is proud to announce the selection of Deborah Barge, CFRE,as the new Chief Development Officer (CDO) for the national non-profit.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is proud to announce the selection of Deborah Barge, CFRE,as the new Chief Development Officer (CDO) for the national non-profit.
  • Today, there are more than 230+ local Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies, located in every state, from rural communities to major metropolitan areas.
  • "I believe in the power of mentoring," said Deborah Barge, new CDO for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • Founded in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is the largest and most experienced youth mentoring organization in the United States.

Old Spice Announces 2021 NFL Draft Partnership With Big Brothers Big Sisters of America to Draft the Next Generation of Mentors in Communities Nationwide

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Through confidence and empowerment programs, Old Spice is reaching guys in underserved communities to help nurture and build confidence in their potential.

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  • Through confidence and empowerment programs, Old Spice is reaching guys in underserved communities to help nurture and build confidence in their potential.
  • While the NFL is drafting the next generation of players, Big Brothers Big Sisters is drafting the next generation of Bigs.
  • We\xe2\x80\x99re excited to collaborate with another NFL partner, Big Brothers Big Sisters, to help drive direct community impact,\xe2\x80\x9d said Matt Krehbiel, vice president of the Old Spice brand.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has 230+ local agencies serving more than 5,000 communities across all 50 states.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Launches Partnership with iHeartMedia to Mobilize Volunteers and Supporters Nationwide

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 2:58pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters has been positively influencing young lives for over a century and the need for male volunteers right now is critical to their mission.

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has been positively influencing young lives for over a century and the need for male volunteers right now is critical to their mission.
  • For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and our commitment to JEDI, please visit our website, bbbs.org .\nFounded in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is the largest and most experienced youth mentoring organization in the United States.
  • The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has 230+ local agencies serving more than 5,000 communities across all 50 states.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Launches New Collaboration to Advance Racial Equity and Social Justice in Communities Nationwide

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 - 5:15pm

Provide JEDI and Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) training to frontline Big Brothers Big Sisters staff and volunteer mentors ("Bigs") on a national scale.

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  • Provide JEDI and Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) training to frontline Big Brothers Big Sisters staff and volunteer mentors ("Bigs") on a national scale.
  • Sub-grants will be awarded to local BBBS agencies to support equity in local communities that Big Brothers Big Sisters and Starbucks serve together.
  • "Big Brothers Big Sisters was founded more than 100 years ago as an organization focused on Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion," said Artis Stevens, President & CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and our commitment to JEDI, please visit our website, bbbs.org.

Merrell and Big Brothers Big Sisters Partner to Bring the Power of the Outside to More Youth

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

Founded in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is the largest and most experienced youth mentoring organization in the United States.

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  • Founded in 1904, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is the largest and most experienced youth mentoring organization in the United States.
  • The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters has 230+ local agencies serving more than 5,000 communities across all 50 states.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters provides one-on-one and group mentoring services for more than 40,000 children and youth in 1,100 communities across Canada.

The Sallie Mae Fund Provides $50,000 Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware to Assist Students Impacted by COVID-19

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 - 6:30pm

The Sallie Mae Fund, the charitable arm of Sallie Mae, has made a $50,000 contribution to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware to support programs to help students impacted by COVID-19.

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  • The Sallie Mae Fund, the charitable arm of Sallie Mae, has made a $50,000 contribution to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware to support programs to help students impacted by COVID-19.
  • In addition, the grant will support the expansion of mentoring programs, including those designed for LGBTQ+ students.
  • Our goal to help children realize their full potential is made possible through the commitments made by our friends, mentors, and role models, and by the support of companies like Sallie Mae, said Tom Thunstrom, executive director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware.
  • Since 2015, The Sallie Mae Fund has awarded more than $290,000 in grants to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delawares work to connect at-promise youth with adult role models.

Florida Career College in Pembroke Pines Gives Local Families a Big Help

Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 1:42pm

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --As Florida Career College in Pembroke Pines was reconfiguring space to better accommodate students, the campus had 30 extra classroom desks that there was no longer room for.

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  • PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --As Florida Career College in Pembroke Pines was reconfiguring space to better accommodate students, the campus had 30 extra classroom desks that there was no longer room for.
  • "I suggested that we could donate the desks to Big Brothers Big Sisters families.
  • "Families served by Big Brothers Big Sisters typically are struggling," said Chad Van Horn, Board Chair for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County.
  • Florida Career College (FCC) is an accredited, employee-owned post-secondary career education system with campuses locations in Florida and Texas.

NYC-based MSP Tekscape Swings Into Florida Tech Market: Lands Big Kahuna Sponsorship With (Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast) Annual Charity Golf Outing

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

"Special thanks to our Big Kahuna Sponsor, Tekscape, for their sponsorship in the 23rd Annual Tommy Bahama Bungalow Classic.

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  • "Special thanks to our Big Kahuna Sponsor, Tekscape, for their sponsorship in the 23rd Annual Tommy Bahama Bungalow Classic.
  • Tekscape'spartnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coastalsostemsfrom a more personalperspectivefromDavehimself.Co-participant Kyle grew upinthe BIGS program himself.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters' evidence-based approach is designed to create positive youth outcomes, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, andimproved relationships.
  • This past year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast has served over 1,800 youth across a10-countyfootprint.