2012 Big Brother of the Year

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area awarded its Big Brother of the Year, 2012 at the Spring Fling. James “Dave” Slayton was honored at the annual event held at The Gentry Farm. Mr. Slayton and his “little” have been matched for almost four years. Antoine and Dave have progressed from elementary school to middle school and look forward to many more years together.

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The Katinas: Live at the Change for Change Concert

presented by God’s Pit Crew May 4, 2013 at the White Oak Worship Center God’s Pit Crew presents the Katinas Live at the Change for Change Concert on May 4, 2013 at the White Oak Worship Center. Additional details are below: Doors open at 5:30pm Concert begins at 6:00pm Admission is FREE and seating is limited An offering will be taken to benefit the Kidz Helping Kidz project The White Oak Worship Center is…

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“Hope to Dream” Kickoff a Success

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area in conjunction with Ashley Furniture’s “A Hope to Dream” kick-off was a success on Saturday, March 29th. Many stopped by to show support. Among those was our very own President, Kelvin Perry and our Treasurer, Ed White. Roxanne and Hutch from WAKG broadcasting were present keeping the community informed about the kick-off. A few players of the Averett Basketball team came by and participated in the raffles….

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Spelling Bee Winner Announced

March 15, 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area, Morning Star Family Medicine, and Averett University sponsored the local Spelling bee on Saturday, March 15th, 2015 at Blount Chapel. Twenty- four children local, private, and public schools participated in the “Bee.” Madison Fuentes was the pronouncer. The spellers went sixty-one rounds before a winner was announced. The 2014 winner was Jacob McDaniel (left to right), an 8th grader at Sacred Heart Private School….

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Danville Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrates Forty Years

By Heather Rosenbaum  – It’s a big anniversary for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Danville. This year they are celebrating 40 years. People in the program say that they have made a huge contribution to the community over the decades. Read more…

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50 Mentors Campaign (February 1 – March 22)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area is recruiting 50 mentors in 50 days to fill its waiting list of unmatched children in the area. The campaign runs from Feb. 1 to March 22. Everyone remembers someone special – a neighbor, professor, relative or friend – who broadened our horizons and brought a little magic into our lives. Maybe it was someone who taught you to throw a baseball or ride a bike; or…

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Start Something Again: Reunite Now with Big Brothers Big Sisters

If you’ve been a Big, Little, donor, or a Big Brothers Big Sisters family, staff or board member, we’ve missed you. You are an important part of why Big Brothers Big Sisters is the most impactful provider of professionally-supported volunteer mentoring services in the nation. Read more…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids’ 2013

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 1:00pm – 4:00pm (Riverside Lanes) Form a team of 4, collect $100/bowler in pledges, and be ready to have a good time! You will get a FREE game, FREE shoe rental, FREE t-shirt, and a chance to win lots of GREAT PRIZES! Want to bowl for 2 hours? Simply collect $150 in pledges! Register today and collect your pledges securely online at www.biglittledanville.org.

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Match of the Month (November 2012)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area has named Melvena Beasley and Tamir Wimbush as its Match of the Month for November. Beasley has made a difference in Tamir’s life by being a friend and showing Tamir the “positive” aspects of life. Melvena Beasley is a volunteer in Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Mentoring Program. She and her little have been matched in the community program for one year. Beasley sees her little and…

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