Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit
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7700 Second Ave

Suite 602

Detroit, MI 48202

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June 6, 2016

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...

June 1, 2016

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...

May 31, 2016

“Funny” and “great”, that is how Steven a “Little” describes his “Big” Benjamin.

Steven was 6 years old when his mother, LeAndra, contacted BBBS because she felt he would benefit from having a mentor and the social interaction with a male influence since Steven’s fath...

April 30, 2016

We want to give a BIG thank you to AAA Michigan for its continued partnership with our Agency! To show our gratitude for all that you do for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit, we are honoring AAA Michigan as our April Partner of the Month!

AAA has been...

April 14, 2016

Lisa Holinski is a “Big” in our Lunch Buddies program. Her “Little” is Da’son, a 6 th grader at Sampson Webber Academy. Lisa wanted to be a Big Sister because she had heard of the organization and wanted to have an effect on a child’s life. Lisa loves kids and has work...

March 16, 2016

We want to thank Walled Lake Western High School, our March Partner of the Month, for naming Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit as their beneficiary for the 2016 Volleyball Marathon. The event starts at 6pm this Friday, March 18th and we wish them the bes...

March 4, 2016

Gary has taken on the role of being a “Big” so he can be there for a youth as a strong role model. His “Little”, Kyle, is an 11th grader from Detroit Institute of Technology at Cody High School. Kyle’s father was only around during his younger years. Since Kyle has not...

February 15, 2016

Metro Detroit Bigs and Littles were invited as special guests to this year's Winterblast. Matches were allowed to start the fun an hour before the general public and each person received free lunch and a zipline ride! 

This was a blast for for everyone who attended an...

January 28, 2016


I was recently at a meeting where a question was posed, “How do we teach children resiliency especially in light of the current conditions at some local schools”. One response was that students should not be subjected to such conditions. True. And, children...

January 28, 2016

Things couldn’t be better! 

“Big”, Steve and “Little”, Seth just celebrated their one year anniversary of being a match! Seth remembers the exact match date and recalls with happiness their first fun outing together. This match enjoys spending quality time together wh...

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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.