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Big Brothers Big Sisters Names 2019 Big of the Year Winners

Feb. 1, 2019

Mentors recognized for their transformative effects on youth mentees
Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives Top Workplaces Award

Dec. 7, 2018

The agency is one of only 140 companies in the county to receive the designation this year
Big Brothers Big Sisters Promotes Jessica Romley to Chief Operating Officer

Dec. 3, 2018 

She will play a key role in increasing productivity of the agency’s dynamic team of professionals
2018 Angelitos Card Week Raises $350,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Oct. 29, 2018 

Annual shopping fundraiser at South Coast Plaza supports one-to-one youth mentoring
Record-Breaking $2.9 Million Raised for Youth Mentoring at Big Brothers Big Sisters’ 54th Annual Gourmet Dinner

Oct. 5, 2018 

Black-tie gala honored longtime supporter Jeff Frieden
Big Brothers Big Sisters Appoints Sloane Keane as CEO

Sept. 5, 2018 

Youth mentoring nonprofit celebrates 60 years in Orange County with new executive leadership, plans for strategic growth
Angelitos de Oro Announces Dates, New Retailers for 2018 Card Week

Aug. 15, 2018 

Card sales begin Aug. 15 for the October shopping fundraiser supporting youth mentorship programs
Big Brothers Big Sisters Announces 2018 Board of Directors Additions

March 14, 2018 

New Board Chair Todd Pickup, Vice Chair Navin Narang among recent appointments
Big Brothers Big Sisters Names 2018 Big of the Year Winners

Jan. 25, 2018 

National Mentoring Month celebration, locally sponsored by Irvine-based Mazda, continues with recognition of top volunteers on Thank Your Mentor Day



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Newport Resident Joins Big Brothers Board
Newport Beach Independent (Dec. 30, 2016)

Most Influential 2016: Mark Rutherford says BBBS helps develop the kind of people he strives to hire

Orange County Register (Dec. 22, 2016)

Big Brothers Big Sisters adds two to board of directors

Stu News Newport (Dec. 19, 2016)

Angelitos de Oro Raises Over $325,000 for big Brothers Big Sisters

Newport News (Dec. 16, 2016)

52nd Annual Gourmet Dinner Grosses $1.5 Million

Newport Beach Magazine (Dec. 16, 2016) 

BBBS friendship gave Fullerton teen direction, hope

Orange County Register (Dec. 6, 2016)

Melissa Beck receives Pillars of Influence Award

Orange County Register (Nov. 14, 2016)


The Crowd: South Coast Plaza teams with Angelitos de Oro
Daily Pilot (Oct. 27, 2016)


Angelitos Card Week Kickoff
Newport Beach Independent (Oct. 14, 2016)

On the Move: Big Brothers Big Sisters Gourmet Dinner
OC Register (Oct. 10, 2016)

Big Brothers Big Sisters event raises $1.5 million

Daily Pilot (Oct. 4, 2016)

Kari Steele of The Sunday Journal interviews BBBS program director Jessica Romley KOST 103.5

KOST 103.5 FM (Oct. 1, 2016)

Local named chief development officer for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Stu News Newport (Sept. 19, 2016)

How a Volunteer Program Could Boost Your Team’s Performance
Zip Recruiter (Sept. 16, 2016)

Community Council: Big Brothers Big Sisters of OC

KIIS FM (Sept. 11, 2016)

Big Brothers Big Sisters Names New Chief Development Officer

Newport Beach Independent (Sept. 9, 2016)

Volunteering for the Common Good
Corporate Compliance Insights (Sept. 7, 2016)

On the Move: Keane promoted to CDO

OC Register (Sept. 5, 2016)

Around Town: Big Brothers Big Sisters promotes Newport Beach resident

Daily Pilot (Sept. 2, 2016)

Bigs and Littles Enjoy Kayak Day at Newport Dunes

Newport Beach Independent (Aug. 12, 2016)

Buddies in Fullerton

OC Register (Aug. 10, 2016)

Coach Radio Interviews CEO Melissa Beck (Interview starts at 4mins 40 seconds)

Exit Coach Radio, KLAA AM830 (Aug. 7, 2016)

Brothers Big Sisters Kayak Day entertains all ages at Newport Dunes
OC Register (July 30, 2016)


Sports Day Returns to Mile Square
OC Register (July 11, 2016)

Mike Trout hits a home run for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Newport Beach Independent (June 24, 2016)

Fullerton youth represents Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County at Stars & Stripes Charity Tournament

Fullerton Stories (June 22, 2016)

Mike Trout’s special relationship with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County

Angels Weekly, Fox Sports West (June 10, 2016)


Troy High School student recognized for his volunteer work as a Big Brother
New Fullerton (June 5, 2016)


Middle College High School student recognized for her volunteer work as a Big Sister
New Santa Ana (June 5, 2016)


People Making a Difference: Dane Worley and Little Brother Anthony
KCAL 9 Morning News (June 4, 2016)


Mike Trout Hits Big with Big Brothers and Big Sisters
Halo Hangout (May 25, 2016)

Orange County’s Big Sister of the Year wins local, state honors for inspiring life changes in mentee

Orange County Register (April 27, 2016)

Newport man becomes vice chair for nonprofit

Daily Pilot (March 25, 2016)


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and the Inland Empire Adds Two Lagunans to its Board
Stu’s News (March 25, 2016)

Keyser recognized as Big Brother of the Year

The Panther Online (Feb. 21, 2016)


Chapman’s Michael Keyser recognized for mentoring as Big Brother of the year for Orange County
Orange County Register (Feb. 15, 2016)


Michael Keyser: A Little Help That Made a Big Difference
Chapman Magazine (Feb. 12, 2016)


Super Bowl 50: Journey of the CBS2 Golden Helmet
CBSLA (Feb. 7, 2016)


Business Journal Honors CFOs
Orange County Business Journal (Jan. 22, 2016)


Mike Trout to team with Big Brothers Big Sisters
Orange County Register (Jan. 14, 2016)


Angels Outfielder Mike Trout Partners With Big Brothers Big Sisters
Huffington Post (Jan. 14, 2016)


Trout Partners with Big Brothers Big Sisters
Orange County Business Journal (Jan. 14, 2016)

Mike Trout Joins Big Brothers Big Sisters (Jan. 14, 2016)


The Spirit of Giving 
Modern Luxury Orange County (November 2015)


Oakley Hosts Big Brothers, Sisters
Orange County Register (Nov. 5, 2015)


CSUF alumna helps Big Brothers Big Sisters guide youngsters to success
Orange County Register (Sept. 20, 2015)


Big Brother/Big Sisters Celebrate National Mentors Month
KFROG (Jan. 26, 2015)