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The Latest from Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeks Funding to Support Its Innovative Philadelphia Entrepreneurs Beyond School Walls Mentoring Program
  • With technology and innovation taking center stage in Philadelphia during Philly Tech Week, the region’s leading one-to-one mentorship organization seeks donations to educate and inspire budding student entrepreneurs of technology and beyond.
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  • Weekend Roundup
  • Here's our Match Support Team's collection of tips and highlights for activities for this weekend, April 22nd - 24th. 

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  • Upcoming Volunteer Information Sessions
  • With 1,200 children on our waiting list, we have a great need for adult volunteer mentors. Learn what it means to be a Big at an upcoming information session in our Center City, Norristown, Cherry Hill, or Exton Office.
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  • First Ever "Lip Sync Battle Royale" Event Coming May 17th
  • Local young professional organizations will compete in a lip sync battle on Thursday, May 17th from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Stratus Lounge in Philadelphia. Attendees’ votes will determine the winner. Tickets are $45 and include your first drink and refreshments.
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  • Join Us for An Alumni Open House
  • Attention former Bigs, Littles, board members and staff! Join us on Wednesday, April 6th to learn about the BBBS Independence Region Alumni Association, upcoming agency events, and leadership opportunities within the Association.
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  • Get Involved with Bowl for Kids' Sake 2016
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region is pleased to invite you to partner with us as we plan for this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake (BFKS) events on Saturday, April 16th and Sunday, April 17th, at Laurel Lanes in Maple Shade, NJ.
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  • Learn how becoming a mentor can improve the lives of youth in the city of Chester.
  • Join us for a Call to Action Forum on Thursday, April 14th at STEM Academy in Chester, PA from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
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