HOUSTON MATCH & FAMILY EVENTS
Bigs+Littles and Parent/Guardians+Littles & Families are invited to attend these events. Registration is required!
YMCA Memberships: Did you know that as an active Big/Mentor with BBBSTX, you and your Little get FREE memberships to the YMCA? The YMCA of Greater Houston partners with BBBS to offer a free citywide membership to all matched Bigs and Littles enrolled in the BBBS mentoring program. Membership gives you access to 26 YMCA locations throughout the Houston Area and is valid for one year from date of your YMCA enrollment. (You may renew for free yearly as long as you continue in an Active Match with BBBS). If your match should close, your membership with YMCA will discontinue the month following the closure of your match. If you would like to sign up for the YMCA, please click this link to complete the form and membership application will be mailed to you at the end of the month: https://forms.gle/ELSvtyjB7qqK1Kae8
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America has announced a national partnership with T-Mobile, where we have the opportunity to connect our eligible Little/Mentee families to the T-Mobile Project 10 Million. This initiative has T-Mobile providing FREE 100 GB of internet per year for 5 years AND a FREE hotspot (including free shipping) to qualifying families. There are no fees, costs or annual re-certifications. Check out the following link to see the eligibility requirements and to learn more: T-Mobile Project 10 Million
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is offering tips to our volunteers on how to make the most of the Match relationships with Littles and their families. During each episode, you’ll hear from a Big and a Parent/Guardian as they share how they’ve enriched their mentoring relationship through positive experiences, collaboration, and engagement. You can listen to episodes 1-5 by clicking here: https://bbbsofamerica.podbean.com/
MATCH ACTIVITIES IDEAS:
- Miller Outdoor Theatre has free performances all summer long: https://www.milleroutdoortheatre.com/performance-list/
- Discovery Green has free yoga, Tai Chi, Screen on the Green, and a lot of fun activities for Bigs+Littles and Littles+Families.
- Check out Hello Woodlands for fun and free events in the Woodlands/
- Houston on the cheap is your resource for saving money on entertainment, fun, restaurant deals, special events and other bargains: https://www.houstononthecheap.com/
- Looking for a list of Things to do in Houston, with kids? Check here for restaurants, activities, things to do, and places to go: https://www.jillbjarvis.com/
- For a list of 365 Things To Do In Houston, you can find general activities and events here: https://365thingsinhouston.com/\