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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.

New Horizons of South Florida Partners With Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami to Offer Free Virtual Scholarship Program

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 5:00pm

"\nThe program is currently offered virtually to small groups of 10-12 BBBSM students that meet weekly.

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  • "\nThe program is currently offered virtually to small groups of 10-12 BBBSM students that meet weekly.
  • In addition to finishing the program with a portfolio of completed projects, students demonstrate their competency through a testing program to evaluate baseline knowledge and understanding.
  • "We deeply appreciate New Horizons of South Florida for providing a fun and educational outlet for our Littles to ignite their potential and strengthen our community.
  • For more information, visit http://www.newhorizons.com .\nBig Brothers Big Sisters of Miami (BBBS Miami) creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

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.

Artis Stevens Named New President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 3:30pm

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) announced today that Artis Stevens, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of National 4-H Council, will succeed Pam Iorio as President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) announced today that Artis Stevens, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of National 4-H Council, will succeed Pam Iorio as President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • "We thank Pam Iorio for her commitment and dedication in building a strong foundation for our organization," said Ken Burdick, Board Chair, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
  • "I am grateful for the opportunity to lead this amazing organization and continue the work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America."
  • "With the selection of Artis Stevens as the next CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, I see a very bright future for our mission.

Sky Zone Rings in New Year with Membership Donations to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Canada

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 1:33pm

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Zone, creator of the world's first indoor trampoline park, is bouncing into the New Year by donating Sky Zone Memberships to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Canada (BBBS).

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  • LOS ANGELES, Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Zone, creator of the world's first indoor trampoline park, is bouncing into the New Year by donating Sky Zone Memberships to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Canada (BBBS).
  • Sky Zone whenever you want for less than the cost of two jumps with Sky Zone's Membership program, which provides children and families with an exciting gym alternative.
  • With three tiers to choose from, Basic, Elite, and Elite+, there is a perfect Sky Zone Membership for everyone.
  • In the past 10 years, with 270 affiliates in all 50 states, Big Brothers Big Sisters has served nearly 2 million children.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Enlists Netflix's Klaus To Answer 6,000 Holiday Wishes From Children Across The Country

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 4:00pm

In celebration of the new animated holiday film, Klaus, BBBS partnered with Netflix to fulfill 6,000 holiday wish lists written by children in the program.

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  • In celebration of the new animated holiday film, Klaus, BBBS partnered with Netflix to fulfill 6,000 holiday wish lists written by children in the program.
  • "A simple act of kindness can always spark another," says the title character in Klaus .
  • Distributed at the BBBS holiday parties across the U.S., other gifts were specially wrapped with the child's name and a postcard from Klaus.
  • Through the Letters to Klaus initiative with Netflix, BBBS was particularly touched by wishes from Littles who needed a little extra kindness this holiday season.

Klaus and Big Brothers Big Sisters Deliver Larger-Than-Life Holiday Cheer On November 13 For World Kindness Day

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 1:00pm

To ring in the season of giving, Netflix is working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America ("BBBS"), the nation's largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring non-profit organization, to spread kindness this holiday season.

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  • To ring in the season of giving, Netflix is working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America ("BBBS"), the nation's largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring non-profit organization, to spread kindness this holiday season.
  • An animated holiday film directed by Despicable Me co-creator Sergio Pablos, Klaus co-stars Joan Cusack, Will Sasso and Norm Macdonald.
  • Surrounded by winter white snow and the plaza's glittering Christmas tree, World Kindness Day has never looked more festive.
  • For Klaus World Kindness Day:

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts 6th Annual Fashion Touchdown, Featuring Philadelphia Eagles

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 5:00pm

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Fashion meets football for the sixth annual Fashion Touchdown runway show, as Philadelphia Eagles players and their significant others strut the runway in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (BBBS Independence).

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Fashion meets football for the sixth annual Fashion Touchdown runway show, as Philadelphia Eagles players and their significant others strut the runway in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (BBBS Independence).
  • For the first time, the Philadelphia Eagles will be an official event partner, providing performances by the Eagles cheerleaders, team mascot Swoop, the Philadelphia Eagles Pep Band, as well as Eagles "experiences" for attendees to win.
  • Philadelphia Eagles players will showcase custom-made suits from Eagles starting safety and team co-captain Malcolm Jenkins' clothing line, Damari Savile.
  • "At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we build relationships that ignite the power and promise of our youth.

Morguard Teams Up with Big Brothers Big Sisters to Empower Girls with Fourth Annual BeYou Campaign

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 1:30pm

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ -For the fourth year in a row, Morguard Corporation ("Morguard") (TSX: MRC) is proud to join forces with Big Brothers Big Sisters ("BBBS") to celebrate the uniqueness of every girl across Canada with the national BeYou campaign.

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  • MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ -For the fourth year in a row, Morguard Corporation ("Morguard") (TSX: MRC) is proud to join forces with Big Brothers Big Sisters ("BBBS") to celebrate the uniqueness of every girl across Canada with the national BeYou campaign.
  • In partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada, the program is offered in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters run an ongoing group mentoring program in almost all of Morguard's markets across the country.

Year Up Announces Strategic Partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 11:00am

As part of the partnership, BBBS will host annual information sessions in Year Up markets for BBBS Juniors and Seniors ("Littles"), along with their Big Brothers and Big Sisters, where Year Up can share information about its program.

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  • As part of the partnership, BBBS will host annual information sessions in Year Up markets for BBBS Juniors and Seniors ("Littles"), along with their Big Brothers and Big Sisters, where Year Up can share information about its program.
  • "Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and Year Up both serve Opportunity Youth who face challenges in accessing higher education and livable-wage careers," said BBBS CEO Pam Iorio.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.
  • With 250 affiliates in all 50 states, Big Brothers Big Sisters has served nearly 2 million children ("Littles") in the past 10 years.