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On Sunday, May 1st, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County will be hosting our 2nd Annual 5K Any Way to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month, while highlighting the positive influence of mentorship on our youth. Walk, run, bike, skate, roll… wherever you are or meet us at the Mission Bay Beach Club to participate alongside BBBS Bigs & Littles, families & supporters!

10:00 AM Check-In
10:30 AM 5K Send-Off (or anytime, anywhere… Any Way)

Participation is free!
If you’re inspired to do so, please join us in our peer-to-peer fundraising campaign benefiting our programs and enhance your 5K even further!

Pedego Solana Beach is offering a 10% discount for those participating in our 5K Any Way! Reserve your electric bike rental today and get as little or as much exercise as your want on May 1st.

*Reservations required. Must let us know when you make your reservation that you are participating in the event for the 10% discount. Must know how to ride a bike. Helmet, lock and bottle of water included. Offer valid only at Pedego Solana Beach. Free parking.

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3.15.22 Learn More Be Big Event-2

On Tuesday, March 15th from 6-8PM, at Thorn Brewing Co. in Barrio Logan we had many new supporters come to learn more about the many ways they can get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters locally! Learn about becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister, sign up for our upcoming Golf Marathon event or join our Young Professionals Committee! 


In partnership with The Surfrider Foundation, our BE BIG Beach Clean Up on MLK, Jr Day 2022 was a huge success, with over 100 participants helping beautify Imperial Beach! Over 130 pounds of trash were collected and everyone had a fantastic time! Our need for Bigs in South Bay is ongoing! For more information on how YOU can get involved by volunteering, visit