Winter Coat Drive and Holiday Giving Are Here!

little sisters holding up Christmas themed gift bags

Believe it or not, the winter holiday season is upon us and we’re gearing up for our annual programs that provide a little extra help to the families in our Big Sister Boston community. Winter Coat Drive Give the gift of warmth and caring to a Little Sister! Each year, we engage our community in […]

September 2019 Big Sister Boston Blast

picture promoting the big sister on site mentoring program

We head back to school and learn some lessons about the importance of corporate partnerships when it comes to serving more of Greater Boston’s girls with positive, one-to-one, mentoring relationships.

Elevate Everett, Elevating Girls and Women

Elevating Everett, Elevating Girls and Women

Learn about our partnership with Encore Boston Harbor and how it is supporting the greater Everett community, staff like Caitlyn, and matches like Big Sister Maggie and Little Sister Gaelle.

Finding Her Voice Through Film

Growing up in Hyde Park, Little Sister Arleth often did not feel heard or understood. Her mother worked long hours and her father had a new family dividing his attention. Arleth spent much of her time with her grandmother, who spoke mostly in Spanish, which was not Arleth’s first language. As a child, Arleth would […]

Donate Activity Supplies to Big & Little Sisters At the Josiah Quincy School

This is a special opportunity just for John Hancock employees to donate activity supplies to some of our Big and Little Sisters. The Big and Little Sisters below are part of our Site-Based Mentoring program at the Josiah Quincy School in Boston. These matches meet at the Josiah Quincy once a week throughout the school […]

July 2019 Big Sister Boston Blast

big sister boston blast volunteers

Little Sister Thelma achieves her goal with a little help from her friends, staff share their summer favorites, Harry Collings wins our 31st Annual Car Raffle, and the Boston Business Journal honors…

Dream Comes True For Former Little Sister

Big Sister Elle, Little Sister Thelma, and Ellie’s partner Tom When seven-year-old Little Sister Thelma first met Big Sister Elle, she exclaimed: “Mama says you’re going to be my new friend!” What she didn’t realize was that Big Sister Elle would become a friend, mentor, and champion for life.  Nearly 20 years after that first meeting, […]

And The Winner Is…

It was the perfect day for our 31st Annual Car Raffle drawing at 100 Summer Street in Boston! At 1:00 PM a crowd gathered to hear the winners of the grand prize and runner up prizes announced. Drumroll, please… Grand Prize Harry Collings Ticket #0108  Runner up prize #1 John Gill Ticket #0191 Runner up […]

Our Commitment, Our Responsibility

big sister boston poster standing up against racism

We are 100% invested in girls and women. We are committed to serving and uplifting a diverse population. We are committed to recognizing and calling out injustice and oppression in service of fostering a more equitable world in which girls and women thrive. We are committed to being a community that is inclusive of all identities. These are our values in action.

Staff Summer Picks 2019

big sister volunteers

Find out what where Big Sister Boston staff are going, our favorite summer hangouts, what we’re eating, listening to, and reading!

June 2019 Big Sister Boston Blast

This month we explore how mentoring relationships bolster Little Sisters’ educational expectations for themselves and how we’re increasing educational access and opportunity for the girls we serve….

A Father’s Perspective

Sister Spotlight: A Father's Perspective

While 46% of our Little Sisters are being raised by single mothers, 2% are living in a household with a solo dad. Jason is a single parent who is raising 11 year-old Little Sister Mackenzie, who has been matched with Big Sister Lisa Taranto since 2017.