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The Latest from Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region

  • Event Recap: 14th Annual Summer Picnic, Presented by Wawa & Health Partners Plans
  • More than 1,000 Bigs, Littles, families, and alumni joined us on Saturday, June 24th for our 14th Annual Summer Picnic presented by Wawa and Health Partners Plans at Franklin Square.
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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region is excited to announce our newest annual, signature event, the Building Big Awards!
  • On Thursday, October 12, 2017, join us for this special award ceremony to recognize impressive individuals and corporations making change and driving the future of our region by investing their time, resources, and talents to strengthen local neighborhoods.
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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Selected for NRG's "Choose to Give" Program
  • Program allows customers to support Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region simply by paying their electricity bill.
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  • One Liberty Observation Deck and Big Brothers Big Sisters Team up to Announce New Event: 'Building Big Awards'
  • One Liberty Observation Deck and Big Brothers Big Sisters
    Independence Region (BBBS Independence), have teamed up to celebrate and honor the positive strides
    and philanthropic efforts of our city’s real estate and architectural development professionals.
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  • Big Stories Breakfast, Presented by WWT
  • Join us for our annual Big Stories Breakfast on Tuesday, May 16th at The Union League of Philadelphia. Featured speakers include Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross and NBC10 Meteorologist Bill Henley
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  • United Way of Gloucester County Awards Agency $20k Grant to Support Mentoring Relationships
  • The grant will support community-based and school-based mentoring relationships in the coming school year.
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  • Join the Rodney McLeod Mentoring is Brotherhood Challenge TODAY!
  • Rodney McLeod, #23 for the Philadelphia Eagles, has teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region this April for National Volunteer Month. Big Brothers Big Sisters has more than 1,200 kids waiting for mentors right now, and the majority are African American and Hispanic boys. Rodney is calling on men, especially men of color, to step up and volunteer. Spend a couple hours with a child just 2-4 times a month, and make a BIG impact.
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