13 Mar
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Zoey

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Zoey Have you ever heard the famous quote by William Shakespeare? “And though she may be but little. She is fierce.” Zoey is an adorably fun and energetic little girl. She is just of the many great children who are waiting for a mentor like YOU! Join us as a Defender of […]

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07 Mar
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NEW Match Moment: Krista & Ashanti

MATCH MOMENT Meet Big Sister Krista and Little Sister Ashanti! Learn more about their story and why they are a perfect match. Ashanti Backstory: Ashanti was born pre-mature and given a failure to thrive diagnosis in her early months and years. She was adopted at the age of three and her dad refused to let […]

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06 Mar
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Annabelle

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Annabelle Annabelle wishes for the world to have more sparkles, Peace on Earth and wants to be an actress when she grows up. All she needs is a Big Sister to stand up to defend her potential! There are 87 kids waiting for a mentor – they are waiting for someone like […]

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27 Feb
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Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Evan

Waitlist Wednesday: Meet Evan Evan has an incredible imagination and he’s waiting for a Big Brother who enjoys adventure just as much as he does. Join us as a Defender of Potential by becoming a Big today! There are over 80 kids waiting for a mentor — they are waiting for someone like you! To learn […]

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11 Feb
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2019 Event Listing

Sunday, February 17 Polenta Nights for Charity: Trattoria Stella – 6:00 pm Thursday, February 21 Bigs Social: The Parlor – 5:30 pm Saturday, March 9 Bigs Social: Minerva’s – 9:00 am Friday, April 12 Wine Event: Restaurants/Wineries Saturday, April 13 Wine Event: Dinner & Auction (Kirkbride Hall) Saturday, April 13 Big Little Hero Race (NMC) […]

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06 Feb
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NEW Match Moment: Chris & Keegan

MATCH MOMENT Meet Big Brother Chris and Little Brother Keegan! Keegan and his mom moved back from Texas after Keegan’s dad was incarcerated.  She sought out our program, as her nephew has had a Big Brother for 3 years and she sees the positive impact it has made for him.  She hopes that Keegan could […]

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17 Dec
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Potential. Empowered.

When Big Sister Brittany was growing up, her older sister had a Big Sister, and Brittany saw the impact of mentoring firsthand. Inspired by her sister’s Big, Brittany became a Big herself. And that’s how she met her Little, Alexis. Knowing how much Alexis loved horses, Brittany bought her a little unicorn necklace. She wrapped […]

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16 Oct
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You Can Help Kids in Need AND Shop at the Same Time

Shop Your Community Day will be held in downtown Traverse City Saturday, November 10, 2018 to benefit local charities, including Big Brothers Big Sisters. Mark your calendar to shop downtown on Saturday, November 10th when 15% of each purchase you make will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters OR the charity of your choice! […]

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20 Sep
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Mitch Albom Event Supports Bigs

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, Mitch Albom will appear on stage at Milliken Auditorium for an evening of enlightenment, conversation and laughter to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan through the celebration of his new novel The Next Person You Meet in Heaven. His newest novel, and the long-awaited sequel to the mega bestseller The […]

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