Press Releases

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta Names Aliya Bhatia VP of Program Services

September 17, 2018

Experienced Professional Known for Innovative Youth Programs Tapped for Important Role

ATLANTA - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA), the long standing, influential youth mentoring organization, has named Aliya Bhatia as their...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta Names Kwame Johnson CEO

February 13, 2018

ATLANTA - Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA), long respected for leveraging the power of mentors on behalf of Metro Atlanta’s youth, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kwame Johnson as Chief Executive Officer. Currently Executive...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Match Wins Trip to Super Bowl LII

January 26, 2018

ATLANTA – Two lucky Atlantans, who were matched in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program more than 15 years ago, will be traveling to Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII, courtesy of Microsoft Surface and the NFL. Russell Wilson, Quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks, chose David...

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BBBSMA Announces 2018 Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year

January 19, 2018

ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) celebrates two volunteers who have made a significant difference in the lives of their Littles. The 2018 Bigs of the Year were chosen from nearly 1,800 volunteers across 12 metro counties in recognition of their...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces Legacy Awards Honoree

August 28, 2017

ATLANTA – The Legacy Awards Gala honors individuals who act as role models, guiding the way for others. The 2017 Legacy Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, September 9 at The St. Regis Atlanta. Proceeds from the 23rd Annual Legacy Awards will support Big Brothers Big Sisters...

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"Bigs in Blue" Launches in Atlanta to Build Bridges Between Officers & Youth

April 18, 2017

ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) will launch Bigs in Blue, a program aimed at recruiting local law enforcement to serve as mentors to youth in their local community. The program, part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America’s (BBBSA) national...

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Uber to Partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta

April 6, 2017

ATLANTA – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) is pleased to announce that it will be partnering with Uber during the month of April to tackle one of the agency’s biggest logistical challenges. The goal of this pilot program is to lower the “no-show” rates for...

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BBBSMA Welcomes New Board Members Angela Blank (The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation) and James Prospero (Salesforce)

February 15, 2017

Atlanta, GA – The Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) is a diverse group of business leaders from the metropolitan Atlanta area. Together, they provide governance and oversight to the agency, championing its mission of providing children...

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BBBSMA Announces 2017 Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year

January 30, 2017

Atlanta, GA - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) celebrates two volunteers who have made a significant difference in the lives of their Littles. The 2017 Bigs of the Year were chosen from nearly 2,000 volunteers across 12 metro counties in recognition of their...

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Big Brother Big Sisters to Co-host Mentoring Roundtable Symposium

January 13, 2017

Atlanta, GA - In celebration of National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) with the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy, will host a roundtable symposium entitled Innovations in Mentoring: Game Changers for Changing Lives this Friday,...

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Big Brother Big Sisters Celebrates National Mentoring Month with Local Events

January 9, 2017

Atlanta, GA – January is National Mentoring Month, and this year Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) is celebrating with local activities. BBBMSA has been providing mentoring programs to the community since 1960.

“Mentoring is a critical part of developing...

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Innovations in Mentoring Symposium Announced

December 5, 2016 4pm

Atlanta, GA – On January 13, 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta and the Georgia Tech School of Public Policy will host a symposium entitled Innovations in Mentoring: Game Changers for Changing Lives. This dynamic conversation will explore how the...

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BBBSMA Announces Legacy Awards Honorees

August 5, 2016 10am

Atlanta, GA – The Legacy Awards Gala honors individuals who act as role models, guiding the way for others. The 2016 Legacy Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at The St. Regis Atlanta. This year’s the event will be chaired by Mary A....

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BBBSMA Donor Recognition and Naming Celebration of "The House"

August 23, 2016 9am

Atlanta, GA – In September 2015 at the Legacy Awards Gala, Arthur Blank and his Family Foundation announced a $1,000,000 grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta’s Big Futures Campaign. The grant from The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation was a catalyst for BBBSMA to...

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BBBSMA Welcomes New Board Members: Julie Branicki (EY), Gerard Gibbons (UPS), Erin Wrigley (Georgia Power), and Tim Wilkerson (the Home Depot).

April 18, 2016 9am

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) welcomes new members to the board of directors.

The Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is a diverse group of business leaders from the metropolitan Atlanta area. Together, they provide governance and...

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The Gift All Moms Will Love this Mother’s Day

April 18, 2016 9am

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) celebrates mothers by inviting you to donate and have a special Mother’s Day card sent to the recipient of your choice.

As you celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, help us honor your mother (or that special woman in your...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters to Recruit 100 Men in 100 Days #100Men100Days

March 18, 2016

To support our goal of doubling the number of matches made in 2016, BBBSMA launches new campaign initiative to recruit 100 male mentors in 100 days.

Atlanta, March 2016 –Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta (BBBSMA) has launched a new marketing...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates National Mentoring Month

January 4, 2016 9am

In celebration of National Mentoring Month this January, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta is announcing its goal of doubling the number of new matches made in 2016.

January 2016 is National Mentoring Month and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta joins the...

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