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  • Celebrating Black History Month with a Big Community Champion
  • Starting out as a Little Brother in 1957 and still critically involved today, Gerald Smith shares his compelling story of music, social justice, and relationships that were fundamental to his success — from Little to Big Brother, to Board Member, and Community Leader. Through three generations of Bigs and Littles, he shows us the importance of black male role models, family, and lasting relationships that have impacted his life and so many others.
  • Juanita’s Story
  • Juanita got a surprise call from Child Protective Services about her niece and two nephews, who had showed up to school hungry and dirty. She learned that the day before, their drug-addicted mother had abandoned her children Michael (age 10), Nathan (age 7), and Leilah (age 2) at a hotel. These children had yet to see a day in their life with any stability.
  • Exciting News from Big Brothers Big Sisters!
  • We are thrilled to announce that our Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area community is expanding, as we have officially merged with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay. Now a unified organization serving children from nine counties in the Greater Bay Area -- Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, and Sonoma -- our combined programs and staff will centralize key functions and operations, headquartered in San Francisco.

Meet Our Matches

Andrew & Jezreel
No Matter Where Life
Takes Them

Jessica & Bianca
A Forever Friendship
Takes Flight

Ram & Michael
A Relationship in Development

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Thank you to all who came out to support BBBSBA at our Annual Gala
It was a BIG success!

Inspirational Match David & Javon

Inspirational Match Deirdre & Danisha

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