Articles Categorized: News

Local Spotlight: J.P. Guillerault

Big Brothers Big Sisters was and is such an important part of our lives. To this day, the experience my son JP had has left an impression. This article ran today in the Saco Bay News. I share this with...

A Lifelong Friendship

Back in 2006, Jessy was just 8 years old and new to Maine. She had recently moved from New York and was missing her family and friends. Her mother thought that she might benefit from a mentoring relationship, so they...

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Resources Text/Call 988 for the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. Did you know that your Program Manager can connect you with learning opportunities to help you build your skillset in navigating mental health in youth? Reach out to them...

60 Bigs in 60 Days

On January 1, 2023, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine (BBBSSM) launched our biggest and most ambitious campaign yet in an effort to recruit more mentors in Southern Maine, especially men. 60 Bigs in 60 Days will be instrumental in...

BBBS Month BIG Impact Challenge

Mentorship is more than simple trips to the park, a sporting event, or coffee runs – it creates a lifelong impact for both Big and Little. In seemingly small moments of connection, our Bigs are helping pave the way for positive long-term...

BBBS of Southern Maine Honored with 2021 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Quality Award

The agency is recognized for outstanding team leadership in providing one-to-one mentoring programming for local youth. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine (BBBSSM) has been recognized as a 2021 Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) Quality Award Winner....

June Newsletter

Check out the latest news, upcoming events, and other announcements in our BBBSSM June Newsletter!

March Newsletter

Check out the latest news, upcoming events, and other announcements in our BBBSSM March Newsletter!

December Newsletter

Check out the latest news, upcoming events, and other announcements in our BBBSSM December Newsletter!

FAMILIES AS PARTNERS

Parents and guardians are not just part of the process, they're part of the success. We believe, like you, that every child can benefit from having another positive role model in their life. Data shows that children in our programs...

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