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Each year, a new group of Littles reaches the end of their high school senior year. Many of them have turned eighteen, some are moving on to higher education, and their Matches are formally closed. But this is only the beginning of a new chapter—many of these Littles will stay in contact with their Bigs […]

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In the past six years, Big Brother Wally has seen his Little, Frankie, grow from an overwhelmed 11-year-old to a confident high school senior with a promising future. Frankie’s upbringing was far from easy. As a biracial child whose father spent years incarcerated, he faced numerous challenges growing up. When his father was released, the […]

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Tom met his Little, Lal, in 1973 when Lal was 7 and Tom was 26. They carved pumpkins together and smiled for a picture. This was the first in a long series of days spent together which culminated in a 50 year-long friendship that is still strong to this day.  Tom was drawn to BBBS […]

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On Friday, April 28, 2023, over 300 guests joined forces to support our program and celebrate the power and promise of youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America CEO Artis Stevens delivered an energizing and inspirational message on why he joined the agency to lead this critical work and the incredible impact your support has […]

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Big Brother Peter and his Little Brother Drake have been sharing many great adventures during the time they’ve been matched. But their Match Support Specialist, Marynoelyn, recounts that when they first met there was some concern about whether the match would even workout because they seemed like polar opposite in a lot of ways. “Peter […]

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At Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area we are grateful to get lots of inquiries from potential volunteers interested in becoming a Big. While we work hard to find the perfect match for our Littles, sometimes there are other, just as valuable, ways that volunteers can have incredible impact on our Bay Area […]

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Every year at our Annual Gala we honor matches that exemplify a commitment to both the BBBSBA program and to each other. Here’s how inspirational award winning matches Rich & Jahleel bring our mission to life. Inspirational Match: Unbreakable Bonds As a young man, Rich had a boss who he looked up to at work […]

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You might have seen her at a recent (or long past) Bowl For Kids Sake. A defining presence in our Big Brothers Big Sisters community, Glendora Pitre demonstrates how our legacy depends on the people that consistently and whole heartedly live the mission: providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships […]

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