Local Big Brothers Big Sisters Gets $125,000 Donation From First Niagara BankYanay, a sixth-grader, has had a Big Sister for two years. "My 'big' is important to me because I don't have any brothers or sisters," she said, "so it was nice to have that attention."
Lockheed Martin Departure Means Uncertainty For Bucks County CharityA Bucks County youth mentoring program is expected to feel the fallout from Lockheed Martin’s decision to close its facility in Newtown and cut several hundred jobs.
Brotherly Love: ‘Bigs’ Make A Difference With Philadelphia Area YouthFor many at-risk children in the Philadelphia area, a mentor can play a huge role, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are doing their part to help.
Philadelphia Children's Charity Faces Federal Grant Freeze After Inspection The federal government's Office of Justice Programs is requiring the Philadelphia-based nonprofit group to do a better job of managing and administering future grants to ensure that funds are not misspent.
Brotherly Love: 'Bigs' Make A Difference With Philadelphia Area YouthFor many at-risk children in the Philadelphia area, a mentor can play a huge role, and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania are doing their part to help.
Philadelphia Nonprofit Serving Underprivileged Youth Shuts Down After 35 YearsPublic-Private Ventures says it is a victim of the economy.
Philadelphia Students Get Real-World Look at Scientific Research -- Brains And AllStudents from the Mastery-Shoemaker charter school peered at slides of mouse brain cells, and even got to hold a human brain.
Pennsylvania DAs Band Together To Give A Hand To Big Brothers/Big SistersIt's called, "100 Years, 100 Mentors," and it's a partnership between the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association and the Big Brothers, Big Sisters State Association of Pennsylvania.
The Importance Of MentoringWith greater numbers of dysfunctional families and high poverty decreasing resources, a caring adult, a mentor, to encourage kids to stay in school and plan their futures is perhaps more important than ever.
Big Brothers-Big Sisters Targets Underprivileged Kids In North PhiladelphiaThe organization says it will work with the state and city to focus resources on the 24th, 25th, and 26th police districts.