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August 5, 2022

Reynolds & Reynolds Associate Foundation

Who is Reynolds & Reynolds? Reynolds & Reynolds was founded in 1866 in Dayton, Ohio. The company creates computer software that is primarily used in car […]
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? A legacy gift (also known as a bequest or a planned gift) is a planned future gift that designates some part […]
July 28, 2022

AES Ohio

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

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, education, environment, health, medical, and […]
July 25, 2022

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 improve the health, […]
July 25, 2022

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 and was born […]
July 25, 2022

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 the commercial, […]
July 21, 2022

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 for you. Several […]
July 19, 2022

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 the Dayton community better […]
June 29, 2022

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 youth. One in three high school […]
June 29, 2022

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 is using content and technology […]
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

The mentorship involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters can last a lifetime.  This is exemplified recently when Jeff Travers, one of the mentors for Miami […]
April 6, 2022

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 food, cleaning products, […]
January 4, 2022

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 by Culture Works, local artist Amy Kollar Anderson […]
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

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS MIAMI VALLEY BOWL FOR KIDS’ SAKE EVENT IN MARCH

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

OLD SCRATCH PIZZA FEATURES BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS MIAMI VALLEY AS FEBRUARY CONES FOR A CAUSE RECIPIENT

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

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS AWARDED $40K

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

RISING STAR STUDENT BEN SCHMIESING

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

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

BIG OF THE MIAMI VALLEY

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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