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Day of the Volunteer

If you live in San Antonio or Bexar County, you don’t want to miss Day of the Volunteer on April 15th from 12-4 pm at the Alamo Beer Company. This event is an opportunity for the community to come together and learn about volunteer opportunities with 40-50 nonprofits that will have booths showcasing their programs … Continued

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, a time to honor and celebrate the contributions of women throughout history. It’s also a time to reflect on the progress that’s been made and the work that still needs to be done to achieve gender equality. One way to make a difference in the lives of young girls and … Continued

Become a Mentor this National Mentoring Month!

January is National Mentoring Month and what better way to kick off the new year than by making a positive impact in the life of a child? Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for individuals who are interested in becoming a mentor and making a lasting difference in the life of a young person. As … Continued

A Call to Serve

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas is a national organization that provides volunteer mentors for at-risk children. As a Volunteer Manager, I have the privilege of working with our mentors, known as “Big Brothers” and “Big Sisters.” Recently, I have been supporting a volunteer who has been going through a difficult time. He has … Continued

BBBS License Plate Contest

Help Design Our Texas License Plate A contest to design the new Big Brothers Big Sisters license plate for the entire state of Texas is underway. If you’re an artist, we’d love your help. The contest starts in Nov 2022 and will run through the end of January 2023, please see below for more details … Continued

Fall Match Activities

The Fall season is upon us – which means so many opportunities for fun seasonal activities to do with your Little. Being a mentor is such a rewarding and life changing experience! Use this Fall season to create lasting memories with your Little.  Check out this list of ideas we have created for things you … Continued

NBA Foundation Awards Grant

Grants Further Organizations’ Local Efforts of Driving Opportunities for Black Communities SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 11, 2022) –The NBA Foundation and the San Antonio Spurs today announced two local nonprofits as recipients of NBA Foundation grants. Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas and Community Options, Inc. will receive grants that will support the organizations’ local … Continued

Supporting Your Little as They Go Back to School

The end of summer is quickly approaching, and with it brings the hustle and bustle of kids everywhere getting ready to go back to school! The Fall season can be a stressful time for some kids, so we are here to help support you through this transition! Here are some ways you can make this … Continued

Social Determinants of Health

Improving health and achieving health equity require broad approaches that address social, economic, and environmental factors that influence health. The Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring and training programs build and strengthen support systems, facilitate community engagement, reduce stress and mitigate discrimination.  Big Brothers Big Sisters staff and volunteers engage with program participants where they live … Continued