By Amari Woods Recently, the AJC published an Op-Ed featuring Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta President and CEO, Kwame Johnson. In the article titled “You don’t have to fear me”, Johnson addresses the serious issue of police brutality. He began with, “My heart is heavy thinking of all of the black men and…

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A fun, virtual spin on our biggest annual fundraising event We are excited to invite you to participate in a fun, collaborative spin on our biggest annual fundraising event. For the first time ever, the Legacy Awards Gala will broadcast live from the BBBS headquarters and the homes of our 60th Anniversary Committee. Guests will…

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By Amari Woods Are you looking for fresh ways to connect with your Little? Due to the current pandemic, our Bigs have replaced face-to-face interactions with virtual meetings. Although this is the safest option, we recognize that it can be challenging to make a connection from a distance. In order to support these virtual meetings,…

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On October 7th, 2019 we hosted our annual Bigs, Littles, and Families Picnic. It was a fun-filled event for supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta – with more than 500 guests in attendance for games, food, arts & crafts, and our famous tug-of-war. We would like to thank our Presenting Sponsor, Monat,…

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This is the 25th year Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta has hosted the Legacy Awards. Throughout the years, Legacy Awards Honorees have been leaders who have made substantial, meaningful impacts on their communities and industries and have invested significantly in our cause and causes aligned with our mission of defending the potential of…

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With a new school year upon us, we recently held our annual Back to School Kick-Off event at our headquarters in Midtown Atlanta. This event serves as not only a celebration of a new academic year, but as an opportunity to prepare students and parents for what lies ahead. Students played games and showed off…

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The Graduation Celebration is our favorite event of the year. It gives us the chance to celebrate the accomplishments of our Little Brothers and Little Sisters – while also honoring the invaluable guidance from Bigs, Parents, & Family that helped ignite the fire of their potential. It’s also an occasion to reflect on just how…

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On June 3rd, 2019 we held our 8th annual Bigs Swing Fore Littles golf tournament. This year, our event was held at The Golf Club of Georgia for the first time. Tourney participants competed on two award winning, newly refined, expertly manicured golf courses. As one of our signature events, Bigs Swing Fore Littles plays…

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