Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson and Comcast NBCUniversal in Tucson, Arizona are working together to bring the power of one-to-one mentoring to children at Prince Elementary school. The national program, known as Beyond School Walls, pairs children in elementary and middle school with Comcast employee volunteers. Following the Big Brothers Big Sisters one-to-one mentoring […]More Info
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson is one of six area nonprofits selected to compete in the Vantage West Credit Union’s Commitment to Community Campaign which runs from Saturday, September 24, through Monday, November 21. We are currently competing against five charities in Arizona and need your vote! The nonprofit receiving the most votes will […]More Info
After a brief hiatus, we are happy to return to our #MentorOfTheMonth series, where our program gets the opportunity to recognize extraordinary Bigs! August features Big Sister Carolyn Mathews, with the following written by her Program Coordinator, Karen Lara. It has almost been three years since Big Sister Carolyn Mathews and Little Sister Celeste were […]More Info
CALLING ALL BIG 10 ALUMNI! If you live in Southern Arizona or are visiting here please join us for the 6th Annual Big Ten Conference Mixer! Join us Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 4:30 to 7:00 PM at Fox & Hound at Foothills Mall 7625 N. La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85741 The mixer is […]More Info
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson has been selected as a finalist for the Tucson Metro Chamber Copper Cactus Awards presented by Wells Fargo in the category of Tucson Electric Power Charitable Non-Profit Business. Nominees in this category are judged on their exceptional leadership, culture, innovation and growth. As a leader in youth mentoring, Big […]More Info
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2016 Contact: Katie Kernodle AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson 520-624-2447 firstname.lastname@example.org tucsonbigs.org Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces Launch of New High School Mentoring Program, mentor2.0. Tucson, AZ – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson has announced the launch of mentor2.0, a new program designed […]More Info
Fry’s Food Stores Round-Up Campaign and Coin Box Program for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson Hits A BIG Goal!
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 1, 2016 Fry’s Food Stores Round-Up Campaign and Coin Box Program for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson Hits A BIG Goal! Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson received a generous gift of $10,082.48 from participating in the Fry’s Food Stores Round-Up Campaign and Coin Box Program. Local Fry’s […]More Info
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson congratulates Dick Patterson as the 2016 Big Brother of the Year for the State of Arizona!
Dick Patterson became Aaron’s Big Brother when Aaron was just nine years old. Over the years, they have formed a bond that will never be broken. Dick is the true definition of what a Big Brother is. “We ask our volunteers to be friends to youth who need a friend to help with their development. […]More Info
The following is written by Raphael and Christian’s Program Coordinator, Kohl Martin. Raphael and Christian have been matched for about 5 months and it has been really great to watch this match progress. Raphael is very caring, connected, and engaging with Christian. Initially, Raphael was a bit nervous as most Bigs are but, he really […]More Info
The following is written by Stephanie and Eliana’s Program Coordinator, Kohl Marrtin. May will mark 2 years since Big Sister Stephanie was matched with Little Sister Eliana and it has been a great experience for both of them. This match has really been a great experience to watch grow, change, and adapt. They have been […]More Info