Press Releases

"Bigs in Blue" Launches in Atlanta to Build Bridges Between Officers & Youth

April 18, 2017

ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) will launch Bigs in Blue, a program aimed at recruiting local law enforcement to serve as mentors to youth in their local community. The program, part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s (BBBSA) national...

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Uber to Partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

April 6, 2017

ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Uber during the month of April to tackle one of the agency’s biggest logistical challenges. The goal of this pilot program is to lower the “no-show” rates for...

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BBBSMA Welcomes New Board Members Angela Blank (The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation) and James Prospero (Salesforce)

February 15, 2017

Atlanta, GA – The Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) is a diverse group of business leaders from the metropolitan Atlanta area. Together, they provide governance and oversight to the agency, championing its mission of providing children...

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BBBSMA Announces 2017 Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year

January 30, 2017

Atlanta, GA - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) celebrates two volunteers who have made a significant difference in the lives of their Littles. The 2017 Bigs of the Year were chosen from nearly 2,000 volunteers across 12 metro counties in recognition of their...

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Big Brother Big Sisters to Co-host Mentoring Roundtable Symposium

January 13, 2017

Atlanta, GA - In celebration of National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) with the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, will host a roundtable symposium entitled Innovations in Mentoring: Game Changers for Changing Lives this Friday,...

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Big Brother Big Sisters Celebrates National Mentoring Month with Local Events

January 9, 2017

Atlanta, GA – January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) is celebrating with local activities. BBBMSA has been providing mentoring programs to the community since 1960.

“Mentoring is a critical part of developing...

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Innovations in Mentoring Symposium Announced

December 5, 2016 4pm

Atlanta, GA – On January 13, 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta and the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy will host a symposium entitled Innovations in Mentoring: Game Changers for Changing Lives. This dynamic conversation will explore how the...

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BBBSMA Announces Legacy Awards Honorees

August 5, 2016 10am

Atlanta, GA – The Legacy Awards Gala honors individuals who act as role models, guiding the way for others. The 2016 Legacy Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at The St. Regis Atlanta. This year’s the event will be chaired by Mary A....

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BBBSMA Donor Recognition and Naming Celebration of "The House"

August 23, 2016 9am

Atlanta, GA – In September 2015 at the Legacy Awards Gala, Arthur Blank and his Family Foundation announced a $1,000,000 grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta’s Big Futures Campaign. The grant from The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation was a catalyst for BBBSMA to...

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BBBSMA Welcomes New Board Members: Julie Branicki (EY), Gerard Gibbons (UPS), Erin Wrigley (Georgia Power), and Tim Wilkerson (the Home Depot).

April 18, 2016 9am

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) welcomes new members to the board of directors.

The Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is a diverse group of business leaders from the metropolitan Atlanta area. Together, they provide governance and...

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The Gift All Moms Will Love this Mother’s Day

April 18, 2016 9am

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) celebrates mothers by inviting you to donate and have a special Mother’s Day card sent to the recipient of your choice.

As you celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, help us honor your mother (or that special woman in your...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters to Recruit 100 Men in 100 Days #100Men100Days

March 18, 2016

To support our goal of doubling the number of matches made in 2016, BBBSMA launches new campaign initiative to recruit 100 male mentors in 100 days.

Atlanta, March 2016 –Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) has launched a new marketing...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates National Mentoring Month

January 4, 2016 9am

In celebration of National Mentoring Month this January, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is announcing its goal of doubling the number of new matches made in 2016.

January 2016 is National Mentoring Month and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta joins the...

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