2021 Defender of Potential Award Winner, Jim Young

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, we believe in the power of one-to-one mentoring relationships to create meaningful change among youth and communities. Our 2021 Defender of Potential Award recipient, Jim Young, is someone who embodies this belief. The Defender of Potential Award is an honor given to Bigs who have made substantial…

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Ernest and Patrice Greer are the 2021 Legacy Awards Honorees

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is dedicated to advocating for youth in our community — inspiring young people to thrive by reaching their fullest potential. Our 2021 Legacy Awards honorees, Ernest and Patrice Greer demonstrate our organization’s ideals in their continued commitment to lift up communities facing adversity in metro Atlanta. On September…

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The UPS Foundation STEM Kit Volunteer Event

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta recently participated in a one-of-a-kind volunteer service project with The UPS Foundation to create 100 STEM kit boxes for our contactless October trick or treat drive-thru event. The boxes included three different activities that will allow children in our program to participate in fun, hands-on projects related to…

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AJC Op-Ed: BBBSMA CEO Kwame Johnson comments on Racial Inequality

By Amari Woods Recently, the AJC published an Op-Ed featuring Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta President and CEO, Kwame Johnson. In the article titled “You don’t have to fear me”, Johnson addresses the serious issue of police brutality. He began with, “My heart is heavy thinking of all of the black men and…

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Legacy Awards Live

A fun, virtual spin on our biggest annual fundraising event We are excited to invite you to participate in a fun, collaborative spin on our biggest annual fundraising event. For the first time ever, the Legacy Awards Gala will broadcast live from the BBBS headquarters and the homes of our 60th Anniversary Committee. Guests will…

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5 Virtual Activities for Matches

By Amari Woods Are you looking for fresh ways to connect with your Little? Due to the current pandemic, our Bigs have replaced face-to-face interactions with virtual meetings. Although this is the safest option, we recognize that it can be challenging to make a connection from a distance. In order to support these virtual meetings,…

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Bigs, Littles, and Families Picnic 2019

On October 7th, 2019 we hosted our annual Bigs, Littles, and Families Picnic. It was a fun-filled event for supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta – with more than 500 guests in attendance for games, food, arts & crafts, and our famous tug-of-war. We would like to thank our Presenting Sponsor, Monat,…

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25th Annual Legacy Awards Gala in Photos

This is the 25th year Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta has hosted the Legacy Awards. Throughout the years, Legacy Awards Honorees have been leaders who have made substantial, meaningful impacts on their communities and industries and have invested significantly in our cause and causes aligned with our mission of defending the potential of…

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