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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…

Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Official Opening Of West Side HQ

By BBBS of Atlanta | December 10, 2021

ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) celebrated the completion of its Capacity Building Campaign and the official opening of the new office located at The MET Atlanta on November 16 with a ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the space. Photos from the event can be viewed at https://bbbsatl.org/bbbs-atl-grand-opening-11-16-2021/.  The design was created by Vickers Design Group and the buildout of the warehouse…

“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…

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