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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…

Great Turnout at the 2020 Back to School Event presented by Fiserv

By BBBS of Atlanta | August 20, 2020

Our 2020 Back to School event looked a little different than in years past, but our contactless drive-through was a great opportunity to connect with our community and provide school supplies to our awesome kids! More than 300 backpacks were distributed – filled with school supplies, STEM kits, and craft kits – as well as…

Randy Tanner to Receive the 2020 V. Thomas Murray Founder’s Award

By BBBS of Atlanta | August 18, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is an organization committed to defending the potential of youth facing adversity in order to create positive change. Our 2020 Founder’s Award recipient, Randy Tanner, has had a substantial impact on youth in Metro Atlanta while also exemplifying our agency’s core beliefs. This award is named in honor…

Dr. Monica Khan

Dr. Monica Khan to Receive the 2020 Defender of Potential Award

By BBBS of Atlanta | August 5, 2020

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 2020 Defender of Potential Award recipient, Dr. Monica Khan, is someone that embodies this belief. The Defender of Potential Award is a new award given to Bigs who have…

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