Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit
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Detroit, MI 48202

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February 17, 2018

TONIGHT is the night! Be sure to tune in to WADL TV Channel 38 at 11pm and watch our very own CEO Jeannine P. Gant serve as tonight’s Guest Chef on "Lit with Chuck Bennett & Chef Bobby" as she discusses the importance of mentorship, youth development and our upcoming G...

February 2, 2018

Meet our newest match Big Brother Artero and Little Brother Christian!

Although they've just met they hit it off and have already planned some exciting outings. Big Brother Artero has served as a volunteer with Big Brother Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit for 2 years...

January 31, 2018

Walk with Me

Wanted: A person who reserves judgment, helps me navigate rough terrains, maybe even pulls me out of quicksand when I lose my footing from time to time, someone who cares about things that are important to me or who will help me live a fuller life.

I met a w...

January 26, 2018

I’d like to start off by thanking AAA and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit for giving me the opportunity to be a mentor. It has truly been an eye opening experience and I am grateful to be part of such an incredible program.  

I thought a lot about what...

January 19, 2018

The picture of our Match of the Week- Little, Damya  teaching her Big, Trudi arts & crafts is priceless!  Trudi has been a Big in the Comcast Beyond School Walls work site mentoring program since 2010.

Her previous Little graduated from elementary school last...

November 6, 2017

Inspiring children to obtain beyond mediocrity is something Friday night’s honorees and guest all had in common! Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit (BBBS) hosted its annual “Big Event” Impact Awards Gala Fundraiser this past Friday, October 20th at the Ge...

June 22, 2017

DETROIT, MI - June 21, 2017- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit, the area’s largest organization offering one-to-one mentoring, announced today the addition of Jay Alexander as Vice President of Development and Operations.

Previously, the Manager of Strate...

May 1, 2017

The picture of Little, Shapri, on her bike has a story that is a must read. A story about a simple gesture, bringing the community together for something bigger then themselves: Shapri's smile.

Little, Shapri and Big, Pat were matched in February of this year, and throu...

April 3, 2017

About a month ago, during the hype of award season, I heard Moonlight actor, Mahersala Ali, say something that shook me to my core. He said “I think what I’ve learned from working on Moonlight is we see what happens when we persecute people. They fold into themselves....

February 28, 2017

Meet Mercedes and Kellie! 

It's been two years since I've moved from Los Angeles to Detroit and I have finally found some extra time that I wanted to set aside and give back to the community of Detroit. When thinking of ways to do this I was thinking about how I could u...

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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.