News & Events

News & Events

This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and we need your help to succeed!

Our friends and supporters do love their golf, so we accommodated them by hosting a 2nd tournament this year. The venue, Burning Tree Country Club in Greenwich was spectacular and the course was challenging, even for the scratch golfers in the group.

A bit of rain and the chilly temperatures didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the 90 golfers joining us for our annual Golf Tournament at New Haven Country Club. Thanks to the flexibility of all concerned, the day achieved its goal of fundraising, friend-raising and challenging play.

Whether your car starts or not, donating it can certainly start something in your community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut wrapped up another successful Bowl for Kids’ Sake earlier this month, raising over $50,000 for our mentoring programs.  Event sponsors included The Elizabeth and Joseph Massoud Foundation, BDO, Compass Group Management, and Squire Patton Boggs. Additional sponsors were Advanced Circuits, The Milana Family, Anholt, The Chiodo Family, F1 Group, Morrison Cohen, Savers and Robert Slavin.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut is working with Next Step Living® to connect our friends and families to energy efficiency improvements through the Energize Connecticut  program to help homeowners save money and make their homes more comfortable.

You will earn Big Brothers Big Sisters of SWCT a percentage of everything you buy on Amazon when you shop with AmazonSmile

Life-Long friendship of Big Brothers Big Sisters featured on the Today Show.

Kim and Joel Barbosa are a 'Big' couple with Big Brothers Big Sisters, where they partner as mentors to a child in their community. 

Big Brothers Big Sister of SWCT and Darden Restaurants Partner to Advance Mentoring

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut will host an all-day book fair at Barnes and Noble locations nationwide on January 26, 2013 and online from January 26-30, 2013.  The book fair is to help raise funds for supporting our one-to-one mentor programs throughout Fairfield county, New Haven county and the Naugatuck Valley.

The three state affiliates of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America were fortunate to team up with the Connecticut Broadcasters Association (CBA) in a landmark statewide effort to recruit mentors for local youth throughout the month of January. Radio and TV stations across Connecticut broadcasted specially produced public service announcements and aired interviews and news features to encourage residents to become volunteer mentors.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America names new national spokesperson

A small group of teen and pre-teen boys and their mentors joined Oscar Award Winning Actor Jamie Foxx at a private party at his Los Angeles-area home to celebrate the actor’s newest and biggest role ever -- national spokesperson for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.