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Posts by John Mangan

2019 Bowl For Kids’ Sake Tech Challenge

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On Thursday, March 21 2019, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta held the first event of our signature fundraising series, Bowl For Kids’ Sake – Tech Challenge. The bowling alley was packed with tech professionals eager to network with like-minded individuals within Atlanta’s booming tech market, and, of course, to raise money supporting the…

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Little Sisters “Say Yes to the Prom Dress” Event

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta, in partnership with Sisters United Atlanta, recently hosted a “Say Yes to the Prom Dress” Event at BBBSMA headquarters in Midtown Atlanta. 22 of our Little Sisters in their Junior or Senior year attended the event. Little Sisters were able to select a prom dress courtesy of Angela’s…

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Atlanta Hawks host Real Men Mentor event

Atlanta Hawks host Real Men Mentor event On 1.21.18, the Atlanta Hawks hosted more than 50 Bigs, Littles, staff, and supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta for their MLK Day game against the Orlando Magic. The Hawks provided tickets and gave an extra special shout out to the group on the Jumbotron.…

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Annual Bigs, Littles, & Families Picnic

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 On 10.6.2018, we hosted our Annual Bigs, Littles, & Families Picnic at Atlanta Silverbacks Park, presented by our sponsor WellCare. Our staff welcomed over 400 participants to this year’s event. Our honorary Big and outstanding champion of our cause, Angel McCoughtry of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream was on hand to take pictures with fans and…

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WebMD Volunteers at BBBS of Metro Atlanta

Recently, employees of our Corporate Partner, WebMD, came to our headquarters in Midtown Atlanta to donate their time and talents. Over the course of a week, they assembled bicycles, goodie bags, and hygiene care packages for the Little Brothers and Little Sisters in our program. In total, WebMD volunteers put together 175 Care Boxes for…

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Q&A with President & CEO, Kwame Johnson

This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta welcomed a new leader. Our President and CEO, Kwame Johnson, offers a wealth of experience in the non-profit sector, and a pragmatic philosophy that promises to move our organization in an exciting new direction. Here Kwame discusses the future of Metro Atlanta’s youth, and the part…

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