15 Aug
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Big Art Show 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE Like many, we are closely monitoring the spread of the COVID-19 virus and are committed to following the protocols and procedures outlined by public health officials. Our first priority is ensuring the health and safety of our artists, customers, and volunteers. We are thrilled to have artists continuing to submit applications and very […]

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20 May
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Big Inspiration: Despite Social Distancing, Match Thrives

Despite Social Distancing, Match Thrives Little Sister Skye has always had a dynamic, outgoing, full of life personality and has never been afraid to be her authentic self. She is incredibly talented and has the BIGGEST heart – she is always the one to embrace others and make sure everyone is included. While Skye’s energy […]

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13 May
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Virtual Mentoring: Program Modifications & Future Impact

Virtual Mentoring: Program Modifications & Future Impact In the early phase of the Stay-at-Home Executive Order, the Bigs’ team quickly transitioned our program to offer a host of connective opportunities to our Bigs and Littles in addition to providing resources and assistance to families. Our team has been in constant contact with our Bigs, Littles […]

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18 Apr
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Big Little Hero Race 2020

2020 RACE UPDATE 3/18/2020: The 6th Annual Big Little Hero Race has been cancelled, and although we are sad, we are so proud and thankful for all the hard work, dedication and commitment the Communications students at NMC have put into this great event.  We are deeply grateful for the continued support of our sponsors and […]

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25 Sep
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BIG NEWS: “30 Bigs in 30 Days”

   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 18, 2019                                                                                                   […]

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19 Jun
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Kids on our Waitlist

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.  

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18 Jun
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BIG Moment for Little Sister Haven

BIG MOMENT: Big Sister Kathy & Little Sister Haven  Haven is 17 years old and one of six kids. Her mom is a single-parent and came to our program looking for support for Haven and her three older siblings. The family moved to different homes several times and Haven was enrolled in five different elementary […]

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24 May
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BIG Moment: Big Brother John & Little Brother Saul

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 […]

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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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