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The Latest from Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region

  • 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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  • Philadelphia Police Department and Big Brothers Big Sisters Launch Innovative “Bigs In Blue” Youth Mentoring Program with Philadelphia Schools
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  • Join us for Happy Hour with the Philadelphia Eagles' Vinny Curry on March 23rd!
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  • Temple Students are Ready to Go Big or Go Home!
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  • It's Time to Bowl for Kids' Sake!
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