Most ribbon-cutting ceremonies feature about as much true emotion as a GPS voice. But when Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Arnold Donald and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami President Lydia Muniz did the big ceremonial snip Monday for the Carnival Center for Excellence, it wasn’t once more without feeling.
Mentoring kids in South Florida got a big boost on Monday with the official opening of the Carnival Center for Excellence, the new headquarters for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami.
How Florida gives state money to organizations that provide after-school care, such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Boys & Girls Clubs, won’t change anytime soon. The 2016-17 budget that Gov. Rick Scott signed Thursday maintains a decades-old funding structure that designates money to a handful of prominent organizations — which means an ambitious, […]
While our local news and cultural headlines provide ample evidence of possibility and evolution in Miami-Dade County, there’s one particularly dissonant statistic: South Florida ranks dead last among 51 major metro areas for its volunteer rate.
The Miami Heat organization made a big donation to a local organization this week.
In high school, the hardest part about my AP chemistry homework wasn’t the subject matter — it was the drug dealers, gunshots and fatal shootings outside the apartment where I lived with my mother. It was the fear of being envied or harmed for trying to pursue a better life.
Although my work in the pharmacy field is rewarding, my experiences as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami enabled me to fulfill my life goal of making a direct and positive impact by improving the course of someone’s life.
Thousands of children in Miami are living in risk. They are at risk of not graduating high school, at risk of making poor decisions that may jeopardize their futures or at risk of not realizing their potential because they don’t understand the opportunities and choices available to them. For those involved with gangs or other negative groups, there are life-and-death risks.