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2019 Volunteer of the Year Awards

San Antonio Nonprofits Join Forces to Nominate “The Male Mentor” for Volunteer of the Year On behalf of 14 mentoring partner organizations, Big Brothers Big Sisters nominated “The Male Mentor” for the United Way Volunteer of the Year Awards Education Service Award. The partnering organizations include those who work with male mentors: 100 Black Men … Continued

Hamilton Tickets!

Purchase a Raffle Ticket to See “Hamilton”, Change the Life of a Child Big Brothers Big Sisters is excited to announce our special 2019 fundraiser. We are raffling off two tickets to see the exclusive, sold-out “HAMILTON” musical at The Majestic Theatre on May 10, 2019. This fundraiser isn’t just about getting theatre-lovers to support … Continued

Meadows Foundation Awards Grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters

On Thursday, February 7, 2019 The Texas State Association of Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies became a recipient of a $150,000 grant from The Meadows Foundation. The Meadows Foundation exists to assist people and institutions of Texas to improve the quality and circumstance of life for themselves and future generations. This grant was awarded to … Continued

Department of Justice Praises Big Brothers Big Sisters

On Thursday, January 31, 2019, visitors from the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) office of Justice Programs visited the San Antonio branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Representing the DOJ were Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matt Dummermuth and Deputy Associate Administrator of the Special Victims and Violent Offenders Division, Jeff Gersh. The two representatives sat … Continued

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas Celebrates Black History Month

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas strives to support a year-round appreciation of Black life, culture and history. Each year, there are key observances that are deserving of special commemoration, including Black History Month. This month we will celebrate the individuals and organizations who have contributed to the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters … Continued

5th Annual Flag Football Game

On Saturday, February 2, 2019 Big Brothers Big Sisters held their 5th annual Flag Football game. This event brings together mentors (Bigs) and the kids (Littles) they support for a day of team and confidence building. This year’s event was a great success, with record turnout of over 70 attendees! This year was also a … Continued

January is National Mentoring Month!

Each January, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas participates in National Mentoring Month, highlighting the mentors, volunteers and partners who help make our mission possible. This month, we celebrate mentoring and the positive effect it can have on young lives. Join us in celebrating National Mentoring Month by following us on social media as … Continued

Defenders of Potential

Check out our new look. We are reimagining our brand, from our look to our language. We are focused on an empowering message: Together, We Are Defenders of Potential. Our new brand is urgent, inclusive, and powerful. We ask people of all ages and backgrounds to step up and ignite potential within every young person. … Continued