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There’s no doubt about it: If you want to live a more knowledgeable, cultural and altruistic lifestyle, then learning another language has big benefits in store.

If you strive to live a good life in all areas, journaling might be the next step to consider. Take a look at simple ways journaling can improve your life.

Community-based Mentoring, Helping Youth Reach Their Full Potential
metroMAGAZINE Spotlight on CEO Nichole Turgeon and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands

Women’s History Month is a time to continue the conversation about women and their contributions. It is especially important to teach younger generations the importance of women in the past, present and future. Here are some ways to celebrate Women's History Month for all ages this month! 

Some organizations walk, run and dance, but at Big Brothers Big Sisters, WE BOWL! Bowl for Kids’ Sake is back. And we’re going country! Save the dates—April 27, 28 and 29.

This March, celebrate National Women’s History Month by learning more and giving back. See how you can get involved, live altruistically and make a difference in the lives of girls and women around you.

Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.

Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you’re a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.

Valentine’s Day can be much more than a holiday to spoil your loved ones. This February 14th, consider spreading the love in altruistic ways. Check out these tips to make your Valentine’s Day one to remember.

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. This is an issue that impacts everyone – not just teens – but their parents, teachers, friends and communities as well. Check out this post to learn how we can raise awareness about teen dating violence and promote safe, healthy relationships.

Black History Month is a time to remember, celebrate and commemorate the achievements and contributions by African-American men and women throughout U.S. history.

Omaha World-Herald: CEO Nichole Turgeon National Mentoring Month Op-Ed

Give yourself and your loved ones the greatest gift this American Heart Month by focusing on making heart-healthy decisions towards a happier and healthier lifestyle.

There are plenty of ways you can continue to volunteer your time and efforts to make the world a better place—even from the comfort of your home or inside the warmth of an organization! Check out these eight opportunities to give back during the winter.

January is National Poverty Awareness Month in America. This month-long initiative aims to raise awareness and call attention to the growth of poverty in America. Simply put, not having access to basic human needs may mean an individual is in poverty. 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. helped make the world a better place and advocated for equal rights for everyone. Use MLK Day as a time to honor his legacy by giving back or doing something good for somebody else.

With a new year comes new opportunities to give back and do more good. Remember that there’s never a bad time to start giving back. Even if you fall off track, there’s always time to get back in the saddle.

The New Year is here and BBBSM staff are ready for new opportunities in the office and in their personal lives. Check out our New Year’s resolutions, 2023 plans and more!

The holidays are a wonderful time to spend together with family, friends and loved ones. However, it’s also an opportunity to give back

When it’s time to start a new healthy habit, it can be pretty difficult. If you want to start the new year with a habit that will actually stick, check out these tips to get started.

Human rights should be protected at all costs. You can get involved this Universal Human Rights Month and continue to spread the word year-round

Season's Greetings from Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands! With the holiday season underway, we’d like to highlight some of the holidays happening throughout the month of December. In this post, we share about some of the upcoming holidays, as well as a fun fact of two that you may not have known about each one.

Family Friendly Holiday Events in Omaha & Council Bluffs

Are you looking for some kid-friendly/family-friendly holiday events in the Omaha and Council Bluffs area? Well, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of fun and festive happenings starting December 9th. Check them out below!

This giving season, give more than just stuff to your friends and family. Give the gifts of experiences, charitable giving, delicious food, your time or something handmade.

The new year is right around the corner, and with a solid altruism plan, you’re sure to have the most successful giving year yet!

There are many ways you can say ‘thank you’ to the people in your life. Use these ideas both today and year round!

The workplace is a space to get stuff done. However, it doesn’t have to be all about making money. In fact, the workplace can be a great place to give back.

Although the weather is cooling down, that doesn’t mean volunteer opportunities are also cooling! Use this season to participate in activities made for the colder months.

This year, GivingTuesday falls on Tuesday, November 29th, and November is right around the corner! Whether you’re wanting to donate, organize a fundraiser or volunteer, the time for action is now!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands received a tour of the Tri-Faith Initiative’s Tri-Faith Center. The Tri-Faith Initiative a project in Omaha that brings together a synagogue, church, mosque and an inter-faith center that aims to advance the understanding and embracement of difference, while building upon similarities. 

Here’s a few reasons to celebrate this momentous anniversary of United Nations Day, and how you can use it to promote altruism within your own life.

Hear from Big Brother David as he shares his experiences with his Little Brother, Will.

One person can inspire change for the entire world. This year, celebrate National Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 22. Check out these ideas to help get you started with making a difference in your community and the world.

While Halloween is normally reserved for scary-good fun, that doesn’t mean you can’t get involved to benefit a scary-good cause!

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United States from September 15th through October 15th to commemorate Hispanics living in the United States and embrace their culture from Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.

Living a positive lifestyle has more benefits than just “feeling better.” Focusing on positive thoughts can actually impact your overall health.

When it comes to saving our planet, small steps make a big impact. Every person can make an effort toward reducing their carbon footprint and living a more altruistic lifestyle for the world.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands has proudly partnered with Thrift World since 2017. Thrift World is a retail thrift store company that promotes recycling and re-using used clothing, accessories, and other household goods in partnership with non-profit organizations.

Take the time to find out how those around you like to receive gratitude, appreciation and love. You’ll find that meeting them with the love language they most appreciate will help strengthen your relationships.

Journaling can not only improve your personal life, but it can also improve your altruistic focus. As it turns out, regular writing in a journal has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits.

This September, remember to focus on you and your personal growth. Even small steps can add up to huge results over time. It all starts now!

Positivity is something you may not always possess, but there are ways to bring it into your life. Surround yourself with positive people, and remind yourself of the positive things in your life and the positive qualities you have.

Meet the newest staff member to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands!

In honor of Women's Equality Day, Little Sister Tylina shares her story. Tylina is a freshman at the College of Saint Mary and was awarded the Marie Curie Scholarship to help women pursue a degree in Biology, Chemistry, and Math.

Taking the first step to volunteer or get involved with an organization is hard, but these steps can help you dive in!

Any family should take the opportunity to experience what Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands offers. Participating in this program has helped my sons with self-confidence and understanding that there are beacons of light and purity that seek to improve the communities they serve.

Back-to-school time can be a learning experience for everybody, even if you don’t have school aged children. It’s a time to remember that no matter where you are in life, you can continue to learn!

Water sustains life. Therefore, it’s vitally important to all of us. This August, celebrate National Water Quality Month by being aware of your water habits and taking steps to ensure clean water for everyone. When we have clean water, we can lead satisfying lives.

Thank you for helping empower kids here the Omaha metro! I’m pleased to tell you Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands has many more options available to continue helping youth for years to come. I think you will find them convenient, too. Please call me so we might discuss these options further. 

Family Fun Month is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the end of the summer before your children head back to school. Take advantage of these creative and altruistic ideas in order to have the best Family Fun Month possible this August.