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Big Brothers Big Sisters receives Cox Technology Grant

PRESS RELEASE Big Brothers Big Sisters receives Cox Technology Grant In honor of the launch of GIGABLAST in Tucson, and in an effort to continue the expansion of technology in Tucson, Cox will donate a $15k technology center to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson. The center will be located in the Big Brothers Big […]

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Congratulations to February’s Mentor of the Month, Lydia Reynolds!

The following is written by Lydia and Savahna’s Program Coordinator, Rebeca Bennett: This year will mark four years since Big Sister Lydia Reynolds was matched with her Little Sister, Savahna. Their match has been a source of stability, joy and inspiration for her Little Sister, seeing her through much of elementary school and other passages […]

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Meet Our Matches: Charlotte and Aasha

“Goofy” might be the best word to describe these two! Charlotte and Aasha have only been matched since January, but it seems like they’ve known each other forever. Charlotte’s professional experience working with children drew her to BBBST, while Aasha’s mother wanted to give her daughter an additional role model and adult friend to hang […]

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Meet our Matches: Big Couple, Ian and Jamie, and Little Brother Devon

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Couples program is great for Couples interested in volunteering together. Big Couple Ian and Jamie have been matched their Little Brother, Dev, for four years. Dev is a sophomore in high school now, and not so “little” anymore! The trio enjoy building models, creating a photo album, going to the […]

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What is #GivingTuesday?

As the holiday season quickly approaches, many people begin to slow down and think about what they are grateful for. For us, it is the unwavering support of the Tucson community that makes our program possible and ultimately changes the lives of hundreds of our children each year. In this spirit, Big Brothers Big Sisters […]

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Meet Our Matches: Kohl and Francisco

Program Coordinator Kohl supports BBBS matches for a living, but even he was a little nervous Adding a Little! After their first outing, however, Kohl and Francisco became great pals, and he describes the time they spend together as some of the most fun he’s ever had in his life. Thanks to Kohl’s influence, Francisco […]

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Meet our Matches: Elliot and Mike

Thousands of miles couldn’t separate these two for good! After being matched for a year, Elliot went abroad to study ecology, but their bond remained strong. When he returned to Tucson, they picked up where they left off, and have been matched for a total of three years now. Elliot loves being a Big, and […]

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Meet our Matches: Dillon and Zeke

Often staying active on their match outings, Dillon and Zeke felt right at home on the basketball court for our video shoot! The pair, who have been matched for almost a year, love to play sports, see animals, and do fun science experiments. Whether it is bowling or visiting Biosphere 2, Dillon and Zeke always […]

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