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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

Rivard Report Touts Workplace Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters recently received a nice write up in the Rivard Report featuring our Workplace Mentoring Program at Rackspace, which has been involved with Workplace Mentoring since 2009. The article discussed Rackspace efforts at giving back to the community, and focused on this match pictured right. Michelle and Brooke were first matched in … Continued