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In the Media


2017

Winston-Salem Journal: Big Brothers Change Lives 

Winston-Salem Journal: Big plans for Cook Elementary 

WFMY News 2: Boy thanks student for new bed

Yadkin Ripple: Little Sister receives free prom dress 

WXII News 12: Bowl for Kids' Sake goes back to the 70s

 

2016 

Winston-Salem Monthly: A Big Deal

UNC-TV: 2016 Erskine Bowles Staff Service Award Winner Joe Rick 

Winston-Salem Journal: Help a student through Big Brothers Big Sisters

 

Archived stories

Winston-Salem Journal: Bert Grisard retires as CEO after 30 years 

WXII News 12 - Davie County's longest match 

WXII News 12 - Donovan Jackson & Bill Wise 

 

National News 

Today Show: Bigs in Blue 

 

Get the Facts:

Big Brothers Big Sisters Fact Sheet

 

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters live in single-parent and low-income families, or households where a parent is incarcerated. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”). Providing a system of ongoing evaluation and support, Big Brothers Big Sisters is proven by independent studies to help families by improving the odds that Littles will perform better in school and avoid violence and illegal activities, and have stronger relationships with their parents and others. Headquartered in Philadelphia with a network of nearly 400 agencies across the country, Big Brothers Big Sisters serves a quarter million children annually.

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