Our 2019 Match Holiday Party

It was the largest attendance ever for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas’ 2019 match holiday party held at the Austin Central Public Library. Over 500 Bigs, Littles and their families gathered for this marquee party to ring in the [...]

A Message of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving often offers a great opportunity to look back over the past year and to note milestones and accomplishments. And though past accomplishments are noteworthy, at BBBS this year we are celebrating many accomplishments that will [...]

The Boys of Summer

Big Brother Jake is always looking for opportunities to share new experiences with his Little Brother, Andre. In June, not only did he take Andre to his very first baseball game, thanks to UMPS CARE Charities and Round Rock Express, Jake [...]

A BIG Need: Volunteer Recruitment

We know mentors make a difference. Kids do better with the presence of a reliable, supportive and caring adult in their lives. Participants in Big Brothers Big Sisters’ program graduate from high school, avoid risky behaviors, have better [...]

Preventing Childhood Bullying

Bullying has long been considered an unfortunate but inevitable childhood rite of passage. Increasingly, however, it is seen as a problem that can and should be proactively addressed. Many schools and child advocacy organizations have begun [...]