Tag: Defending Potential

BBBS Logo on a black background with green and white text reading,

A statement from our agency

The recent events in Georgia, coupled with a long history of systemic and emergent injustices perpetuated against Asian communities, reinforce the need for our agency to again state that we...

March 25, 2021
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Category: Miscellaneous

Meet Big Brother Avery

Avery Green, our Special Events Coordinator and new Big Brother, shared his story with our team this month in celebration of his new match and our Big Pride Mentoring Program....

June 30, 2020
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Big Sister Savanah on the left and Little Sister Angel on the right

Mentoring and Making the Grade

Upon request by Big Brothers Big Sisters staff, Little Sister Angel “graded” her Big. Angel gives her Big an enthusiastic A+. Angel and her Big Sister Savanah were only matched...

June 23, 2020
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Category: Meet the Match

Bowl for Kids’ Sake LIVE

You might remember, we had to cancel our Battle Creek, Marshall, and Allegan Bowl for Kids’ Sake parties. We lost $13,344 in program funding due to the in-person event cancellations....

June 15, 2020
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Category: Events
Big Sister Tanya unloads art kids from her car

Sparking Creativity in Challenging Times

Right now, youth are faced with unprecedented challenges and acting on information overload.  Tanya Holtz, a Big Sister at Schupan, is finding meaningful ways to escape with her Little Sister...

June 9, 2020
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Category: Meet the Match
A statement from our agency

A statement from our agency

Today we use our voice to advocate on issues about which we cannot be silent. The events of last night and this past week have shined a spotlight on the fear...

June 2, 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