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  • Dr. Rychetta Watkins named Executive Director
  • Rychetta Watkins named new executive director for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mid-South Inc., returned to the city to teach at Rhodes College, but she knew she needed to be in the nonprofit world full-time.




  • Bowl for Kids' Sake 2016
  • BOWL A STRIKE- and make a BIG impact!!! There is still time to Bowl!!!  Bowl for Kids' Sake 2016 is Thursday, April 21, 2016 thru Saturday, April 23, 2016, this week!!!  Join us as we build on last year's success.  ESPN personalities, give-a-ways, food and fun.  We look forward to seeing you there.
  • GO BIG
    If you've ever wondered what you can do to help a child- we invite you to GO BIG-  Watch WMC-TV Channel 5 News on 2/10/2016 to see great stories of BBBS "Littles" that were waiting for an adult friend.  Because of this special segment they are now matched, but there are so many more that are waiting for an adult friend to move them from the list.  Someone like you!  

  • BBBS honors Dr. Martin Luther King
  • "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?" 

    As we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with this National Day of Service, BBBS challenge you to honor Dr. King by serving others, not just today but this year. Consider becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister to a child in our program. We have over 130 children waiting for you to answer this call. 

    ~ Susan George, Interim CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Mid-South, Inc.

  • January 21st is honor a "Mentor" Day
  • Send an ecard to your favorite Mentor!
  • Thursday, January 21, 2016 begins "Honor a BIG" event.  If you have a mentor, have been a mentor in our program or was fortuneate to have one or more individuals care and share with you during your formative years- join us in honoring them for their gifts.  Share a live of the impact in your life.  How did it make you feel?  What types of things did you do?  What impact did it make on your life.  

  • Happy Holidays!!!
  • Providing children with these precious gifts-   higher aspirations, greater confidence, educational achievements and successful outcomes- Everyday of the year!   Join the movement, Start Something BIG- Today!   From the Board and Staff of Big Brothers Big Sisters.     Happy Holidays!!! 



  • Learn how you can win an opportunity to meet Michael B. Jordan of the movie "Creed"
  • The next generation, mentored by Rocky
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters is partnering with Warner Bros. Pictures are co-promoting the movie Creed, a new chapter in the iconic Rocky story. Big Brothers Big Sisters and Warner Brothers Pictures have teamed up with Omaze to give some luck supporter the opportunity to to win a Rocky style workout with celebrity actor Michael B. Jordan!


  • 30 Mentors In 30 Days
  • Will you answer the call?
  • Calling all men interested in molding a boy into a young man.  Each month the need for male mentors is great. Recruitment of new mentors is the focus of Big Brothers Big Sisters during the months of September and October with its 30 mentors in 30 days media campaign.  Follow the link above to hear the PSAs of participating male mentors of why they answered to the call.  End the wait and make a difference in the life of a child.

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