On Thursday, August 25, the Bucks hosted the second annual Dream Big event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee. At this event, 35 pairs of bigs and littles visited the Bradley Center to learn about different career opportunities that are available in the professional sports industry.
Bigs and littles visited with members of the Bucks community relations, public relations, marketing, game operations and sales staffs to learn about their jobs and the importance of education to fulfill their dreams of being involved in the professional sports industry.
This event is an excellent opportunity for children in our mentoring program to experience careers in the professional sports industry, Amy Chionchio, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee said. Our partnership with the Bucks has grown over the years to become a really valuable experience to our youth."
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee serves 1,500 youth annually in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties.
Dream Big is part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Milwaukees flagship program, REACH. This program provides over 70 staffed activities per year in the areas of Recreation, Education and careers, Arts and culture, Civic engagement, and Health and fitness.
It is through strong collaborations with many community partners, such as the Milwaukee Bucks, that Big Brothers Big Sisters is able to offer these unique and purposeful experiences to area youth.