Igniting Potential

Celebrate the power of one-to-one mentoring at our biggest party of the year.

When you IGNITE THE POTENTIAL of youth in our community, you help build future leaders.  Help us make more matches possible by being a part of our signature Gala event.  Together, we’re igniting potential and inspiring tomorrow’s leaders.  Please join us!

Save the date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Pfister Hotel

To become a BIG Gala sponsor or for general questions about this event, contact Special Events Coordinator Nancy Bong at (414) 831-4580 or click to email Nancy.

special thanks to our sponsors

thank you to our 2019 presenting sponsor

2019 Gold Sponsors


2019 Silver Sponsors


2019 Table Sponsors


Cramer-Krasselt
Marcus Hotels & Resorts
MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Nancy & Guy Smith

Congratulations, Honorees!

Governor Tony Evers and First Lady of Wisconsin Kathy Evers will receive the 2019 Martin F. Stein Memorial Champion for Children award.  Our 2019 Matches of the Year will be announced during the program.

Pictured below are our 2018 Matches of the Year and our 2018 Champions for Children. 

Above Left:  Big Brothers Big Sisters President & CEO Amy Chionchio with Brother Match of the Year AJ and James and Sister Match of the Year Treanna and Bertha.  Above Right:  Champions for Children Mary Pat and Nick Zarcone, with their children Jordan and Ali.  We'd also like to congratulate Little Brother Laron, our 2018 Martin F. Stein Memorial Scholarship Winner!