FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2020 The Art of Social Distancing The BIG Art Show PETOSKEY, MI —The Big Art Show hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters returns to Pennsylvania Park on Saturday, August 15, 2020. This Big Art Show is a popular, one-day juried event held every year on the third Saturday in August, […]
KIDS ON OUR WAITLIST Meet some of the kids waiting to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Spending just a few hours a month enjoying your favorite activities with a Little Brother or Little Sister can change your lives. Become a Defender of Potential! Questions: Bigsupnorth.com/volunteer or (231) 946-2447.
MATCH MOMENT: Big Brother John & Little Brother Saul Big Brother John and Little Brother Saul were matched when Saul was a 1st grader. After two great school years together, John and Saul wanted to explore activities outside of school and decided to transition their match to the community-based program. Their friendship quickly blossomed to […]
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 […]
Mitch Albom | Charity Benefit Celebrating Mitch Albom’s New Novel November 3, 2018 | 7:00 PM | Traverse City, MI A night of enlightenment, conversation and laughter to support at-risk children in northwestern Michigan through the celebration of Mitch Albom’s new novel The Next Person You Meet in Heaven. Proceeds from the evening will go […]
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan (Bigs) along with more than 270 Big Brother Big Sisters agencies across the country today unveiled a new, modern look and brand repositioning with a goal of recruiting more diverse volunteers. “The need in Northwestern Michigan for young people to have a role model is more urgent than […]
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 […]
At its National Conference in San Diego, California on June 26, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America presented our local Big’s office with the National Quality Award for the second year in a row. This award, from the National Leadership Council (NLC), is bestowed to Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mentoring agencies nationwide for meeting or exceeding […]