Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America 2022 National Conference

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of America hosted the 2022 National Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana from June 19th to June 22nd. Twelve Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) staff members were able to participate in the annual conference this year. Our Chief External Relations Officer, Michele Pearce, lead a session on “Fundraising/Capacity Building”. BBBSMA…

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Metro Atlanta Volunteers Enjoy Big Networking Event

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta’s (BBBSMA) Young Leaders Council (YLC) hosted a Big Engagement event at Dr. Scofflaw’s at The Works on April 28th, 2022. After almost two years of virtual events, current, former, & prospective Bigs, BBBSMA staff, and YLC members gathered for an in-person meetup. The metro Atlanta volunteers were there…

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MacKenzie Scott Makes $3.6 Million Gift To Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

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ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlanta (BBBSMA) announced today its aim to transform mentorship in local communities with an unprecedented gift of $3.6 million. The gift, from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, supports the organization in furthering its mission to ensure young people have access to powerful mentoring experiences that empower them with a plan…

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BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF METRO ATLANTA TO PARTNER WITH ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION PEACHTREE ROAD RACE

ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) is one of eight non-profit organizations that serve Atlantans for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race Charity Partner Program. BBBSMA will have 25 guaranteed entries into the 53rd Running of the Peachtree, which will take place on July 4 in Atlanta and virtually. Participants will…

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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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Little Sister Aimee Named Posse Scholarship Winner

by Destiny Daniel Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is proud to announce that Little Sister Aimee has been named a Posse Scholarship Winner. She will receive a full tuition scholarship to the College of Wooster in Ohio. Each year the Posse Foundation awards a few select students full tuition scholarships to attend one…

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