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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta Partners with Micron for “Micron Chip Camp”

By BBBS of Atlanta | August 5, 2022

he Micron Foundation with Micron, a producer of the computer memory and computer data storage, in partnership with STE(A)M Truck and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) hosted a FREE two-day hands-on experience related to technology and engineering at BBBSMA headquarters July 13-14th.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta Helps Community Kids Get Ready for ‘Back-to-School’ with Drive-Thru Supply Drive

By BBBS of Atlanta | August 5, 2022

This year, we distributed over 275+ backpacks, had 136 attendees actively engage with the community partner vendors, had over 200+ shoes donated, had 6 lucky raffle winners, and offered 11 full-serviced haircuts!

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Of America 2022 National Conference

By BBBS of Atlanta | June 30, 2022

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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Arthur Blank & Kwame Johnson Talk Mentorship During Exclusive Event

By BBBS of Atlanta | June 15, 2022

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) and The Arthur Blank Family Foundation hosted a Fireside Chat on May 23rd, 2022, with businessman, philanthropist and former Big Brother, Arthur M. Blank, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta CEO, Kwame Johnson. The conversation was moderated by David Rubinger, Publisher of the Atlanta Business Chronicle,…

BBBSMA & Big Futures Sponsors Celebrate 63 Graduating Seniors

By BBBS of Atlanta | June 13, 2022

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) hosted a 2022 Graduation Celebration at Georgia State University on Saturday, June 4th, to honor 63 graduating senior Littles, their Bigs, and their families. It was an incredibly moving and fun way to wrap up the school year, to give matches the chance to express what the…

Metro Atlanta Volunteers Enjoy Big Networking Event

By BBBS of Atlanta | June 6, 2022

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

By BBBS of Atlanta | May 24, 2022

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…

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

By BBBS of Atlanta | March 21, 2022

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…

‘ICONIC MENTOR AUCTION’ FUNDRAISES OVER $100K FOR BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS MENTORING PROGRAMS

By John Mangan | March 9, 2022

By Abigail Hayman ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) raised over $100,000 for youth mentorship programs in the communities of Greater Atlanta. For BBBSMA’s second annual Iconic Mentor Auction, supporters had the opportunity to bid on a once-in-a-lifetime experience with an Atlanta icon. The two-week-long auction featured entrepreneurs, business and civic…

Bigs and Littles of the Year Announced for 2022 Big Appreciation Night

By BBBS of Atlanta | February 10, 2022

By Abby Hayman The names of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta Bigs and Littles of the Year for 2022 were revealed during a virtual “Big Appreciation Night” on YouTube Live.  Big Brother & Little Brother of the Year:  Christian Doetsch and Brayan  Big Sister and Little Sister of the Year:  Carla Leary and…

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