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“Big Blitz” Volunteers Turn Out For Southwest Atlanta Community Event

By BBBS of Atlanta | November 9, 2021

By Mirlie Larose Matches, supporters, and partners of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta recently turned out for “The Big Blitz” — a volunteer event in the Southwest Atlanta community. BBBSMA headquarters recently relocated to The MET — a thriving multi-use community hub — and “The Big Blitz” gave staff and friends of the…

2021 Defender of Potential Award Winner, Jim Young

By John Mangan | September 2, 2021

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

By John Mangan | August 18, 2021

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…

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS SELLS MIDTOWN OFFICE, PLANS MOVE TO WEST END

By BBBS of Atlanta | May 4, 2021

ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) has sold its building located at 1382 Peachtree Street NE in Midtown Atlanta. The building, which was purchased in 2011, has grown considerably in value due to its location at the corner of 17th and Peachtree Streets. The building has been sold to Greystar Real…

BBBSATL Leaders, Michele Pearce & Natalie Mundy

By BBBS of Atlanta | March 31, 2021

By Destiny Daniel At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, we celebrate the profound impact that women have on our organization. Not only are our Big Sisters strong female role models – mentors who empower and ignite the success of young girls across metro Atlanta – but our agency is also led by women…

Little Sister Aimee Named Posse Scholarship Winner

By BBBS of Atlanta | March 18, 2021

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…

Bigs & Littles of the Year Announced at Virtual ‘Big Appreciation Night’

By John Mangan | February 19, 2021

The names of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta’s Bigs and Littles of the Year for 2021 were revealed last night during a virtual “Big Appreciation Night” on YouTube Live. Big Brother & Little Brother of the Year: Jonathan Wortham and Little Brother Trevon Big Sisters & Little Sister of the Year: Gloria Kilanko…

Q+ United – A Virtual Roundtable on serving LGBTQ+ Youth in Atlanta

By BBBS of Atlanta | November 4, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta recently hosted a Zoom round-table to learn how LGBTQ+ organizations within the metro area are serving the youth and potentially incorporate their efforts within our organization.  During the meet-up, local chapters for organizations like PFLAG and YMCA took the floor to introduce themselves and share their work. This…

The UPS Foundation STEM Kit Volunteer Event

By John Mangan | October 26, 2020

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…

Bigs Swing Fore Littles 2020 Golf Tournament

By BBBS of Atlanta | September 25, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is proud to partner with the award-winning Golf Club of Georgia for our 9th Annual Bigs Swing Fore Littles Golf Tournament. As one of our signature fundraising events, this tournament will help advance our mission of providing strong, one-to-one mentoring relationships for youth in Metro Atlanta. This year’s…

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