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Greg Burton
(215) 790-9200
gburton@independencebigs.org   

Local Agency Press Releases
2016:
Wells Fargo Donates $95,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region

Big Brothers Big Sisters Seeks Funding to Support Its Innovative Philadelphia Entrepreneurs Beyond School Walls Mentoring Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region To Announce Expansion of Youth Mentoring Reach in City of Chester and Throughout Delaware County

Big Brothers Big Sisters Agencies Southeastern Pennsylvania and Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties Merge - Special thanks to the Nonprofit Repositioning Fund for its support of our merger activity

2015:
First Niagara Foundation Announces $125,000 Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters in Eastern PA; Part of $1 Million Commitment to Mentoring

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania Celebrates 100th Anniversary at Big Night Out Gala

Wheel Fun Rentals to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters for 9th Consecutive Year

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA and 900AM-WURD Host Youth Mayoral Summit

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Kicks Off 100th Anniversary with Announcement of Major New Initiative


Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania Begins 100th Anniversary Year With $35,000 Grant From The Philadelphia Foundation

2014:

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Welcomes Matt mcNally to its Board of Directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Welcomes Michele Lawrence and Scott Bentley to Its Board of Directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA and Comcast Bring Mentoring Beyond School Walls

Pyramid Club Philadelphia to Host Dessert & Fashion Show Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA and American Red Cross

First Niagara Foundation Announces $125,000 Donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters in Eastern PA; Part of $1 Million Commitment to Mentoring

Philadelphia 76ers Center Nerlens Noel to Meet, Greet and Play Games with Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Mentees at Dave & Buster’s

Children in Big Brothers Big Sisters Program to Meet Captain America and Receive the New Avengers Comic Book Heroes Welcome

Zarwin Baum Joins Boyds Philadelphia in Presenting ‘Fashion Touchdown,’ Benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Montgomery County Chief Public Defender, District Attorney Announce New Program for Delinquent Youth in Partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Welcomes Sixers CEO Scott O'Neil to Its Board of Directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Names Gregory Burton Vice President of Marketing & Communications

City of Philadelphia to Partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA; City Employees Will Mentor Children through Beyond School Walls Program


2013:

First Niagara Foundation Announces $125,000 Donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters

New Wireless Company to Donate Major Portion of its Proceeds to Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Welcomes QVC's Mike Appleby to its Board of Directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Welcomes Two New Board Members; Elects New President

Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Appoints Marcus Allen as New CEO

The Allstate Foundation & Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA Encourage Teens to Have Safer Driving Habits

National Mentoring Month Press Release


2012:

Omni Hotel at Independence Part to Surprise Children from Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA with New Bicycles

First Niagara Bank Kicks Off Partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA

First Niagara Bank Sponsors Bowling Event as Part of Youth Mentoring Initiative

Big Brothers Big Sisters of American Names Marlene L. Olshan Chief Operating Officer

Philadelphia Zoo Welcomes First Niagara Bank and Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA to Announce Exciting Youth Mentoring Initiative


2011 & Older:

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Get the Facts:
Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA is a donor-supported organization that engages volunteers to enrich, encourage and empower children to reach their highest potential through safe, one-to-one mentoring relationships. Volunteering as a Big Brother or Big Sister is about making a measurable difference in a child’s life by sharing new perspectives and experiences. Donors make it possible for Big Brothers Big Sisters to provide professional support, coaching, and advice to the children, mentors, and families in our program. In Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, nearly 3,000 children annually are more successful socially and academically because of the work of Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern PA.

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