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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh Night at the Byham - A Special Preview Performance of Off the Record XIV: Mysteries of Pittsburgh!

    Now in its 14th year, Off the Record is an annual musical comedy spoof of Pittsburgh news and newsmakers. This hilarious performance is written, staged and performed by Pittsburgh celebrities and those who regularly report the news, including the Newspaper Guild and SAG-AFTRA (professional film, radio and TV performers).

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  • Help make a BIG Impact in Washington County!
  • On Wednesday, September 10th, beginning at 8 a.m. all gifts made to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh via will be increased by a percentage of a $100,00 bonus pool. The minimum contribution is $25 and only Visa and Master Card are accepted.

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  • Annual Summer Picnic
  • Remember to send us your #selfiesaturday photos!

  • Mud puddles and rain clouds could not stop over 150 Bigs, Littles, BBBS Staff, Board members and Pitt Student Athlete volunteers from enjoying a fun-filled day at Camp  Guyasuta. BBBS of Greater Pittsburgh also launched #SelfieSaturday at the picnic to help ensure that match outing memories are never forgotten!


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  • Celebrating a successful pilot year!

    Cue the "secret agent" theme music and bring on the "villiains". Thanks to the support of The Sprout Fund, Innovation Works and numerous local startup companies, dozens of Bigs and Littles celebrated the culmination of the inaugural year of the STARTup SOMETHING initiative in style at AlphaLab Gear in East Liberty.


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  • Volunteer Recognition Celebration
  • Thank you to all of our Bigs!
  • The Annual Volunteer Recognition Celebration on April 30, 2014 was attended by over 180 individuals, including Bigs from the Community Based and Sited Based programs, graduating Littles and their families, BBBS Staff, Board members and guests. The event was a collective "thanks" to our Bigs for their ongoing commitment to youth in Pittsburgh.

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  • Introducing mentor2.0!

    Think you don’t have enough time to volunteer? Think again! 


    We are launching an innovative new mentoring program that is a perfect fit for even the busiest parents, executives and traveling professionals. Through mentor2.0, you can still make a BIG impact on a local student – but with a more flexible time commitment.

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Launches Nationwide Search and Reunite Campaign

    Big Brothers Big Sisters marks National Mentoring Month with the launch of a nationwide campaign to locate and reunite with former Bigs, Littles, donors and staff, board and family members. 

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