Tag: COVID-19

100+ youth are waiting for mentors. Will you answer the call?

What if you took a risk?

The pandemic changed the landscape of volunteerism, but local youth still want, need, and deserve to be mentored. Will you answer the call?

October 21, 2022
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Category: Be a Big
2020 Annual Report BBBSMI

2020 Annual Report

The 2020 Annual Report summarizes an unprecedented year for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Michigan.

July 16, 2021
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Category: Impact Stories
Give Today, Empower Resilience #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of unity and giving. The current crisis has had a huge impact on our annual fundraising events. Your support keeps kids connected virtually to their...

December 1, 2020
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Category: Miscellaneous
Giving Tuesday

Get Geared Up for #GivingTuesday

In this time of uncertainty, a fundamental truth gives us hope – that we are bigger together. This year, the entire world has come together to stand up, help out,...

November 27, 2020
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Category: Miscellaneous
Little Sister Hailee & Big Sister Deanne connect virtually for their match meeting

You Make a Big Difference

In a year of twists and turns, you have proven that we are Bigger Together. Your support has been a lifeline, keeping our Littles and their families connected to their Bigs...

November 25, 2020
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Category: Meet the Match
Big Sister Angela and Little Sister Rontoya wearing feather boas.

Rontoya & Angela (Match Video)

Rontoya was 12 when she was matched with her Big Sister, Angela. Almost 20 years later, their relationship is as strong as ever. Rontoya and Angela share with you the...

November 12, 2020
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Category: Meet the Match

The Pivot to Virtual Mentoring

This month we celebrate our first ever virtual match meeting, introducing a Little to his new Big Brother. To meet Ethan and his new mentor Jeff, head to this blog...

May 29, 2020
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Category: Miscellaneous

Our First Virtual Match Meeting

A match meeting takes place to introduce a Little to their Big for the first time. The Big, the Little, the Little’s caregiver, and their Big Brothers Big Sisters Match...

May 29, 2020
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Category: Meet the Match

#GivingTuesdayNow

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of unity and giving. The current crisis has had a huge impact on our annual fundraising events. Your support keeps kids connected virtually to their...

May 5, 2020
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Category: Miscellaneous
Together We Give. #GivingTuesdayNow

Get Geared Up for #GivingTuesdayNow

In this time of uncertainty, a fundamental truth gives us hope – that we are bigger together. These past few months, the entire world has come together to stand up,...

April 30, 2020
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Category: Miscellaneous