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BBBS Recognizes Volunteer Appreciation Month

The month of April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters is recognizing the significance of this month. Our volunteer mentors, Bigs, are committed to their Littles and the development of a positive relationship that turns into a lifelong bond. Bigs ignite the potential in their Littles that has been there all along. […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Women in STEM Field with WTC

Big Brothers Big Sisters 7 Rivers Region (BBBS) is partnering with the Manufacturing Department at Western Technical College to host a hands-on welding REACH event, where matches (Big and Little pairs) will work together, along with WTC welding students, to learn to weld an aluminum garden sculpture. BBBS launched the REACH initiative in 2015 with […]

BBBS Celebrates Unity Day for Kindness, Inclusion, and Acceptance

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and Big Brothers Big Sisters is taking a stand to raise awareness and unite communities to prevent bullying, one child at a time. Big Brothers Big Sisters strongly believes that every child and teen has the right to feel safe and supported under all circumstances, whether in school, online, […]

“Spook” Away the Bullies!

In the month of October, Big Brothers Big Sisters acknowledges National Bullying Prevention Month, in efforts to inform about the issue and provide tips to prevent bullying before it begins. But first, did you know… •   28% of U.S. students in 6th-12th grade have experiences bullying? •   Approximately 30% of young people admit to bullying […]