March 30, 2023

Challenges and Rewards of Mentoring

THE JOURNEY TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN MENTORING: CHALLENGES AND REWARDS Youth mentoring makes a difference. How? At its core, youth mentoring means that a caring […]
January 26, 2023

Dayton Realtors

DAYTON REALTORS Who is Dayton Realtors? Formed in 1909, Dayton Realtors unites to advocate for real property rights in the Dayton Region. The organization provides resources, […]
January 26, 2023

The Growth of a Friendship

THE GROWTH OF A FRIENDSHIP How does a life-changing friendship begin? Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters, we’re in the business of life-changing friendships. The growth […]
December 7, 2022

United Way of Greater Dayton

Who is the United Way of the Greater Dayton Area? United Way of the Greater Dayton Area is there to help in Montgomery, Greene, and Preble […]
December 7, 2022

Miami County United Way

Who is Miami County United Way? Miami County United Way partners with over forty agencies to make significant impacts via long-term solutions that engage and empower […]
December 7, 2022

CenterPoint Energy

Who is CenterPoint Energy? CenterPoint Energy is a Fortune 500 electric and natural gas utility company serving several markets in Indiana, Ohio, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, and […]
November 8, 2022

Mission: Change Children’s Lives

MISSION: CHANGE CHILDREN’S LIVES What is Wright Patterson Air Force Base? The Miami Valley is home to one of the largest Airforce bases in the world, […]
November 8, 2022

Macy’s to launch multi-year partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters This Season

MACY’S TO LAUNCH MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS THIS SEASON Macy’s is on a mission to create brighter futures with bold representation for all. […]
October 18, 2022

The Mentoring Collaborative

The Mentoring Collaborative What is the Mentoring Collaborative? Overseen by Sinclair Community College, the Mentoring Collaborative serves as a resource and support for organizations providing mentoring […]
October 18, 2022

Tipp City Foundation

Tipp City Foundation Who is the Tipp City Foundation? The Tipp City Foundation, founded in 1943, is based in Tipp City Ohio and supports grant requests […]
October 18, 2022

Dayton Children’s

Dayton Children’s Who is Dayton Children’s? Dayton Children’s serves as a referral center for patients within a 20-county area. The hospital is designed with children in […]
October 18, 2022

Community Foundation for Kettering

Community Foundation for Kettering Who is the Community Foundation for Kettering? The mission of the Community Foundation for Kettering is for charitable and education purposes, including […]
September 30, 2022

What is (and isn’t) a Big?

What is (and isn’t) a Big? What is a Big? A BBBS Big. What is it? BBBS Miami Valley is in the business of making life-changing […]
August 5, 2022

Reynolds & Reynolds Associate Foundation

Reynolds & Reynolds Associate Foundation Who is Reynolds & Reynolds? Reynolds & Reynolds was founded in 1866 in Dayton, Ohio. The company creates computer software that […]
August 5, 2022

Centerville Noon Optimist Club

Who is the Centerville Noon Optimist Club? The Centerville Noon Optimist Club is a member of the Great Ohio District within Optimist International. The club is […]
July 29, 2022

What is a Legacy Gift?

What is a Legacy Gift? What is a legacy gift? A legacy gift (also known as a bequest or a planned gift) is a planned future […]
July 28, 2022

AES Ohio

AES Ohio Who is AES Ohio? The AES Ohio foundation focuses contributions to economic development & the arts, workforce development, poverty reduction and diversity & inclusion. […]
July 25, 2022

The Virginia W. Kettering Foundation

The Virginia W. Kettering Foundation Who is the Virginia W. Kettering Foundation? The Virginia W. Kettering Foundation has given to organizations in the Arts, cultural, humanities, […]
July 25, 2022

The Tait Foundation

The Tait Foundation Who is the Tait Foundation? The Tait Foundation is an organization based in Montgomery County giving monetary grants to tax exempt non-profits which […]
July 25, 2022

Levin Family Foundation

Levin Family Foundation What is the Levin Family Foundation? The Levin Foundation was founded in honor of Sam Levin. Sam was the oldest of five siblings […]
July 25, 2022

Collins Aerospace

Collins Aerospace Who is Collins Aerospace? Collins Aerospace specializes in aerostructures, avionics, interiors, mechanical systems, mission systems, and power and control systems which serve people across […]
July 21, 2022

The BIG Roadmap

The BIG Roadmap Becoming a Big can be a BIG decision and we’re here to help you through it and decide if it’s the right fit […]
July 19, 2022

Charles D. Berry Foundation

Charles D. Berry Foundation Who is the Charles D. Berry Foundation? Charles D. ‘Chuck’ Berry began the Charles D. Berry Foundation with the purpose of making […]
June 29, 2022

Mentoring & The Mental Health Crisis

Mentoring & The Mental Health Crisis The Mental Health Crisis The U.S. surgeon general recently issued a stark warning about the state of mental health among […]
June 29, 2022

LexisNexis, Who? What? and How?

LexisNexis, Who? What? and How? Who is LexisNexis? LexisNexis combines information and analytics to help customers make more informed decisions and achieve better outcomes. The company […]
June 14, 2022

Youth Mentoring, and Why Businesses Should Engage in It.

Youth mentoring is one of the best ways that a business can engage with its local community. This type of mentoring helps further the lives of adolescents and gives back to communities in a variety of other ways. Check out some ways businesses can benefit from this type of engagement.
June 14, 2022

Why Mentors Have a Positive Impact on Children

Youth mentoring positively affects children in your area and helps the community in many ways. Learn more about the impact here to determine if mentorship is right for you.
June 14, 2022

Common Misconceptions About Becoming a Mentor

. If you're considering enrolling in the program as a mentor, you might have a few questions about the position. This guide dispels some of the most common myths about youth mentoring to help you decide if being a Big is right for you.
June 14, 2022

School Based Mentoring Benefits

Youth who have a mentor develop social skills and self-esteem and are more likely to stay in school and be engaged in the classroom. But not only does mentoring benefit a student it also benefits the mentor.
April 27, 2022

Three Generations of Bigs & Littles

Three Generations of Bigs & Littles The mentorship involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters can last a lifetime.  This is exemplified recently when Jeff Travers, […]
April 6, 2022

BIG Neighbor needs

BIG Neighbor Needs Our Big Neighbor program supports under-resourced families by connecting them with the necessities of everyday life. We provide care packages full of non-perishable […]
January 4, 2022

Local Artist and Big Sister Unveils Art Installation

Local Artist and Big Sister Unveils Art Installation Thanks to the Artist Opportunity Grant program funded by the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District and administered […]
October 23, 2020

Mike’s Carwash Raising Money for Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Mike’s Carwash is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters – Miami Valley, hosting a carwash event Oct. 22 – Oct. 24 to help […]
June 26, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley Receives National Quality Award

DAYTON, OH June 26, 2020 – Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley (BBBSMV) is the recipient of a Quality Award recognizing the dedication of agency leadership and […]
June 23, 2020

Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley Receives $35,000 Grant Award from Arby’s Foundation

DAYTON, OH June 23, 2020 – Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a $35,000 grant award from […]
March 17, 2020

BBBS Miami Valley Response to COVID-19

Dear Friends and Supporters, This week has brought challenges for all of us, across the country and right here in the Miami Valley. Yet, as I […]
February 19, 2020


DAYTON, Ohio — Bowl For Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ longest running grassroots event. Last year, over 500 people and 30 Dayton-area businesses came […]
February 19, 2020


DAYTON, Ohio — On February 25th, Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley will take over both Old Scratch Pizza locations in the hopes of spreading the […]
January 14, 2020


DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — The Department of Justice has awarded a $40,000 federal grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami Valley Chapter. “Every dollar is important,” […]
May 23, 2018


2nd grader, Parker, needed a role model. He recently lost his father, and he was struggling academically and socially. Ben, a Piqua High School student was […]
January 30, 2018


January is National Mentoring Month where we honor mentors and bring awareness to the importance of mentoring. Meet Big Brother JB and Little Brother Giovanni and […]
October 30, 2017


Jeff “JB” Brown was selected as the Big of the Miami Valley.  JB met 12-year-old, Giovanni in January of 2015.  They hit it off right away, […]






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