Big Brothers Big Sisters

Together, the future looks big.

Potential lives within every kid. Yet, more than 8.5 million kids are still in need of someone who will stand in their corner. So, we've sharpened our focus. Reimagined how we do things. Modernized how we look and talk. And we are creating new, exciting ways to put our Littles first like never before.

We are the new Big Brothers Big Sisters. We're here to defend every kid's potential. We're ready to build the biggest possible future. Together. And this is only just the beginning.

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Welcome to the Bigs Page!

Stop by often to find the latest fun events for you and your Little, to see what tickets are available for matches, and to learn where you can get great deals on awesome activities for Bigs & Littles.
Free Trainings for Bigs through YIPA
As a BBBS Big, you have access to online and in-person trainings from Youth Intervention Programs Association (YIPA). “Helping Youth Make Healthy Choices” and “How You Can Help Youth Manage Anxiety” are two examples of the great trainings offered by YIPA. Be sure to list BBBS as your organization so you can access the trainings for free (we are a member organization).
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Mother-Daughter Retreat 9:30 am
Mother-Daughter Retreat
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Enjoy a full day of one-on-one time with your daughter or Little Sister during our Mother-Daughter Retreat. During this retreat, we’ll provide interactive activities to enhance your relationship, continue to build your foundation of communication[...]
December Match Connection Party 11:00 am
December Match Connection Party @ Bigs Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities Office
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
You and your Little are invited to the BBBS Match Connection Party! All attendees are new matches from the last 2-3 months. At the event, we will provide activity ideas for your match, play games,[...]
BIG Happy Hour- BIGS ONLY 5:00 pm
BIG Happy Hour- BIGS ONLY @ The Freehouse
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Swap stories, get advice, and learn more about our program as you mingle over drinks. Have a friend interested in being a Big? Bring them along! If they offer their contact information, both your first[...]
2018 BBBS Winter Picnic 11:30 am
2018 BBBS Winter Picnic @ Holidazzle
Dec 8 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
2018 BBBS Winter Picnic @ Holidazzle
Grab your gloves and a cup of hot chocolate – it’s time to celebrate all the wonders of winter! You and your Little are invited to an afternoon of fun at the Holidazzle Village on Saturday,[...]
Save the Date- 5th Annual Dodgeball Game with Viking Harrison Smith 5:00 pm
Save the Date- 5th Annual Dodgeball Game with Viking Harrison Smith @ TCO Performance Center
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
One of our most-popular events! Space is limited. Registration will be open Nov. 9-12. Matches will be chosen by lottery. Watch your email for more details!
Justice Talking Circle 7:00 pm
Justice Talking Circle @ Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities Office
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Racial Justice Talking Circles In partnership with the YWCA Minneapolis Racial Justice Department, Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities is offering monthly dialogues for Bigs that focused on gaining a deeper understanding of how our[...]
Winter Wonderland 5:30 pm
Winter Wonderland @ Hope Community Church 
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for our Winter Wonderland event at Hope Church this December! We’ll have a ton of activities for Bigs & Littles, including blanket and card-making, cookie decorating, hot cocoa, a photo booth and a[...]
Healthy(er) Winter Treats with Chef Pierre 6:00 pm
Healthy(er) Winter Treats with Chef Pierre @ Saint Paul College 
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Does your Little love to cook? Learn how to prepare healthy desserts under the director of Chef Pierre from the St. Paul College Culinary Arts Program this month. You and your Little will receive a[...]