Category: Blog

November is National Runaway Prevention Month

National Runaway Prevention Month Each year, up to 2.8 million youth in the U.S. will run away from home. This is comparable to the population of the 5th largest city in the United States. Our staff at Big Brother Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region wants to see an end to this! BBBS is […]

How to: Make a Match

You often hear of volunteers and their “Little” doing awesome things in the community. You see them working on homework in the cafeteria before school, walking in parades, touring museums… But how did they get involved? Becoming a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters takes time, but is in no way complicated. Here is a […]

Make a Difference in the Community

Last week we kicked off our summer campaign with a letter asking for community support. While we serve many children in the community, like Brian (see below), there are over 170 kids patiently waiting to be matched, like Ashley (see below), with a Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple or Big Family. Please consider a […]

Get the Inside Scoop from the Interns

As a current college student, I think I can speak for the majority when I say I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. Could I spend my life working with codes or adjusting patient’s spines? Well, those are a little out of my range, but I thought college could help […]

The BIG Picture-January eNewsletter

Stay up to date with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region by checking out our monthly regional newsletter, The BIG Picture. We will share with you our new matches, match anniversaries, upcoming REACH Activities, updates and a match spotlight each month. Access January’s newsletter here!

Giving Tuesday

Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Small Business Saturday. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2105, people from all around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region is proud to serve […]

October is Anti-Bullying Month

October 21st is Unity Day which is a national awareness initiative that highlights the impact of bullying on our children and community.  Tomorrow hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people will be wearing orange to show their support for victims of bullying.  However, as you, your little and/or child put on that orange shirt please remember […]