National Mentoring Month 2016

  Happy National Mentoring Month from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California! This year we have opportunities and events for the month of January in honor of Mentoring Month. Two businesses in Fresno are offering special discounts for our matches to use for outings! We will also have a matches Ice Skating Event on Sunday January 24th from 10:45-12:45pm and a reading event
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Holiday Jack Antennas 2015

Did you know that during the Holiday Season at Jack in the Box, you can buy a Holiday Jack Antenna where all the net proceeds go back to Big Brothers Big Sisters? You can buy your own at your local Jack in the Box for $1.  Please feel free to share with your friends and family and give back to your local BBBS office.
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Match Story: Steffany and Selissa

Steffany and Selissa have been matched since June 2010. Steffany moved to Fresno to attend Fresno State as a Geology major. She saw a Big Brother Big Sister video and knew that she wanted to make a difference. Soon after she signed up, she was matched with Selissa. Together they have gone on a variety of outings and trips. Recently, Steffany has moved back
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Office Beautification – Thanks to North Fresno Rotary

North Fresno Rotary chose Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California as their organization of choice to volunteer/donate supplies to. We have been wanting to re-do our front yard for quite some time now, so what better way than to have an office beatification day! The Rotary Club also wanted to include the littles on our waiting list in the fun. For a day,
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Best of the Central Valley Business Awards

Best of the Central Valley Business Awards Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California for the Best Non-Profit Award Vote for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California for Best-Non Profit at the Link below: http://www.thebusinessjournal.com/bestofsurvey This is the 2nd year The Business Journal in Fresno has held voting for The Best of Central Valley Business Awards. This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of
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Back to School 2015

Back to School 2015 The past two weeks have been busy around here at the office! We have been running around getting ready for the new school year to start and of course getting school supplies for our High School Bigs Programs. Our School Site-based programs are growing larger each year and we could not do it without the help of our school districts
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Great American Car Wash Memorial

Fresno Police Department On August 13th, 2015 , we honored our Law Enforcement Departments at Great American Car Wash in Fresno, CA. AJ and his family who own Great American Car Wash put together this entire event and invited Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California to participate in this special Memorial. “The brave men and women of The California Highway Patrol, The Fresno
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Wally Emerian Memorial Fund Scholarship

Wally Emerian Memorial Fund Scholarship Funded by the 300 Club Osvaldo Hidalgo Osvaldo (Ozzie)  has been a part of our High School Bigs Program since 2010. He was first matched with “Little” Joshua in October. Unfortunately, the matched was closed in 2011 due to Joshua’s family moving to another city. However, Ozzie was still interested in being re-matched in the Alpha High School Bigs
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BBBS Scholarships!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California Scholarship Big Brothers Big Sisters wants to give back to those who volunteer for us. Our High School Bigs have been making a huge difference in the lives of children each and every day. Not only volunteering but maintaining a great G.P.A to get into college takes dedication. We appreciate that dedication to our program. Every year,
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Big Brother Success Story

This is Chris Hidalgo. Chris is a great example of what our organization is all about. His story starts out back in 2006 when he was a Little, himself in the program. He was a Little from 2006-2009. In 2011, Chris joined the program his freshman year of High School but as a Big Brother this time. December 2011, Chris was matched with his
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