A BIG Thank You to all of our donors and corporate allies for STEPPING UP BIG to support youth in Metro Detroit. Together, we have raised over $276,000 Corporate allies include: AAA - The Auto Club Group, Delta Dental, Ernst & Young, Citizens Bank, DTE Energy, Strategic Staffing Solutions, Traction Consulting Group, Howard & Howard, BDO, and the Henry Ford Health System.
Step Up BIG Detroit! is an opportunity to make a commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion [JEDI] in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters. It is an invitation to join the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters, a leading youth empowerment organization inspired to create equity and empowerment for the children and youth in our community who need us the most.
You can help expand the reach of Big Brothers Big Sisters throughout metro Detroit and connect more youth to a trained mentor who will provide friendship, opportunities, information, and resources to broaden their horizons about what is possible in life.
YOUR GIFT WILL HELP US:
-Move youth off our waiting list and into a meaningful, life-changing relationship with a mentor, called a Big Brother or Big Sister.
-Enhance volunteer recruitment, as well as implement ongoing JEDI training for our volunteers, mentors, families, staff, and others who connect with our youth.
-Strengthen our equity programming with a focus on youth social emotional wellbeing and academic success, along with a plan and roadmap for the future.
-Educate our community about the invaluable role Big Brothers Big Sisters plays in moving youth toward success.
Supporters of this campaign become a part of an informed allyship, pulling together and affirming that every youth be given an equitable opportunity to achieve success.