A MESSAGE FROM CEO JEANNINE GANT

I recently attended a funeral of a 24 year old talented, fun-loving young man from Detroit. The grief in the packed funeral home was heavy and thick. He was killed by his girlfriend. She stabbed him because he wanted to break up with her. Wow. I just could not wrap my arms around that idea. Everyone attached to the situation was trying to understand what they could have done to help. They felt like they were to blame for some reason. The owner of the foster care transitional home where she lived spoke at the funeral, asking for peace from the family. He was apologizing as if somehow her actions were his fault. It wasn’t his fault. I learned more about the young woman that killed him. She

BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD IS OUR MAY PARTNER

We would like to recognize Blue Cross Blue Shield as the May Partner of the Month! This year Blue Cross Blue Shield made history again by raising a whopping $114,092 from Bowl for Kids' Sake; the largest amount raised by any fundraiser! We are so thankful for the more than 500 people who participated and showed their support for Big Brothers Big Sisters. A special recognition goes out to our long time board member Michele Samuels who was instrumental in the success of the event. About Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan is committed to being their members’ trusted partner by providing affordable, innovative products that improve their care and heal

 
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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”), ages 6 through 18.

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