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Share Your Heart!

When you play the Canal Street Bingo game at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino now through December 14, you’re helping raise funds for area children’s charities, giving them the gift of a promising future. Half of each $3 or $7 Canal Street Bingo game purchased goes to the Heart of Canal Street fund, which totaled more than $1.1 million last year! Big Brothers Big Sisters is excited to be one of this year’s benefiting charities. Visit to learn more.


2016-17 Sister Match of the Year: Claudia and Vejea

Fourteen-year-old Vejea was matched with her Big Sister Claudia six years ago. Since that time, Vejea has blossomed from a shy girl into a graceful, thoughtful, and ambitious young woman.…

About Stein Scholarship

Martin F. Stein was a long-time Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) board member, Milwaukee businessman…

2014-15 Brother Match of the Year: Jay and Desmond

Little Brother Desmond and Big Brother Jay were matched when Desmond was ten. When he…

2014-15 Sister Match of Year: Sue Lymesha

Little Sister Lymesha and her Big Sister Sue have been matched since 2010. When they…

2015-16 Brother Match of the Year: Bryan and Devontae

Devontae and his Big Brother Bryant have built a strong bond. They share many traditions…

Children in our program from single-parent households
Children of color in our program
Children in our program eligible for free or reduced-price lunch


“She’s a perfect Big Sister. She takes me out, helps me explore the world, and helps me see the things I always wanted to see and experience.” — A LITTLE SISTER



“I signed up to have a different perspective outside of my own view, and this year has done wonders for that perspective. It’s been very rewarding.” — A BIG BROTHER