Today we are at a crossroads. In 2020, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region has been faced with its most substantial strain on funding and staff ever. Like many businesses and nonprofits throughout the Capital Region,we are trying to navigate the best way forward for our agency during these unsteady times while continuing…

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On October 22nd, more than 150 guests joined us from the comfort of their homes to celebrate the accomplishments of BBBSCR, to enjoy the (virtual) company of friends, and to raise the funds to sustain our vital mentoring efforts through the rest of the year. We are so grateful to the supporters of Our Big…

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There are so many unknowns about the  impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our local communities, but one truth remains certain: the wellbeing of our youth is critical to our nation’s recovery. When the pandemic reached the Capital Region last spring, our mentoring programs didn’t stop. Social distancing guidelines have altered the nature of in-person meetings,…

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In the interest of the safety of our staff and to promote public health in our region, we have taken advantage of the end of our 10-year lease to have all staff work from home. This move has allowed us to operate more efficiently while we make use of new technologies to stay connected with…

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On July 17th, former BBBSCR Big, Kristin Parker, hosted a “Caddies 4 Kids” Golf Tournament to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region. Thank you to all who participated in the tournament and a big thank you to Kristin for organizing and hosting this wonderful event to support BBBSCR! It was a great…

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The work that we do at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region improves lives and helps build bridges and better understanding among different groups in the communities we serve. Part of building that understanding is helping our children process their feelings in the wake of injustice, such as the recent killings of George…

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