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Upcoming Events


St. Croix Valley 15th Anniversary Gala, 12 PM,

Get your Tickets for the St Croix Valley, 15th Anniversary Gala!

Once upon a time.. a committed citizen decided to find a way to support the families in the St. Croix Valley through one to one mentoring relationships that would change their lives for the better forever! Please join us to celebrate 15 years of serving families and children in the St. Croix Valley. Awards will be given to the best benefit business, Exemplary Big Brother, Exemplary Big Sisters and the John Knutson Service Award. Featuring both a live and silent auction and a look back to where we have been. It's sure to be a magical evening!  Get your tickets today through our EventBrite page.

SledXDogs joins the Move It! program as a Supporting Sponsor!

We're excited to announce that SledXDogs, a nationally recognized training facility in Virginia Beach, VA, has signed on as a Supporting Sponsor of the Mentors in Motion Move It! program.  Their sponsorship has helped to kick-off the Move It! program with the first two levels of incentive prizes.  Thanks SledXDogs!

Are you already matched and want to know more about joining Mentors in Motion?  Email Tara Pichelmeyer, the Chippewa Valley Mentors in Motion Coordinator for more information.  To enroll a child in our programs or if you're a new volunteer, please email to get started today!

Mentors in Motion has partnered with PowerUp 4 Kids in the St Croix Valley

PowerUp for Kids Week is part of PowerUp, a community-wide initiative to make our communities a place where it's easy, fun and popular for kids to eat well and be active. It is a long-term commitment to create healthier communities in partnership with schools, businesses, health care, civic groups, families, kids and the entire community. PowerUp is committed to working collaboratively to help kids in the Valley to be healthy today and reach their full potential in life! PowerUp is supported by Lakeview Health Foundation and HealthPartners, in partnership with Lakeview Hospital, Stillwater Medical Group, Hudson Hospital & Clinic and Westfields Hospital & Clinic.

Check out their website for a list of great activities

Northwoods Branch awarded the "Non-Profit of the Year Award" at the Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner!

We are humbled and honored to be chosen by the Rhinelander Chamber of Commerce to receive the 2014 "Non-Profit of the Year Award". This award gives us another chance to celebrate the talent and generosity of all associated with Big Brothers Big Sisters. We began serving the Rhinelander community in January of 2014 and it is exciting that the Rhinelander community has embraced the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission and  vision. Congratulations to the Northwoods Regional Staff and Board of Directors for their hard work to make this program a success. 

Raise funds while shopping online!

Do you order online from places like Amazon, Target, Best Buy and more? Do you have back to school shopping to do?  Don't forget to use GoodShop and a portion of what you spend will be donated to us! Simply to, type in that you GoodShop for Big Brothers Big Sisters Northwestern Wisconsin, and then visit the website of where you want to shop. There are thousands of retailers, such as: Target, Macy's, Staples, Best Buy, Kohl's, Old Navy, Walmart, Sears, and many more!

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