BBYO’s Friends and Alumni Network (FAN)

BBYO's Friends and Alumni Network (FAN) are alumni, parents and supporters of BBYO who have come together to support BBYO in their local communities. Local FAN members build community, raise funds and support the teens in their region. Today, FAN exists in approximately 40 communities across North America.

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News & Events

Feb 15

Chicago industrialist donates $25 million to BBYO to empower Jewish young women and teens

 A Chicago industrialist has pledged $25 million to a national Jewish youth group to promote initiatives for young Jewish women and teens.

Feb 15

BBYO receives historic $25 million Pledge to Support Women’s Leadership and Empowerment

Chicago industrialist/philanthropist Ted Perlman and his wife Harriette have pledged $25 million to accelerate BBYO’s initiatives for young Jewish women and teens. 

Feb 15

Largest donation to youth group yet made to BBYO

Chicago industrialist Theodore Perlman and his wife, Harriette, announced a $25 million gift in Denver at the organization’s international conference, attended by 5,500-plus teens and adults.

Feb 15

$25 million pledge made to help empower Jewish teens, women

The daily flow of #MeToo hasn’t ebbed much since the movement began, and there are still daily accusations of wrongdoings from the government level down to celebrities.

Feb 15

BBYO Receives Historic $25 Million Pledge to Support Women’s Leadership and Empowerment

Chicago philanthropists make largest commitment in BBYO’s history and one of the largest single commitments to a youth-serving organization in modern history