Little of the Month – June 2018

He may be wearing a baseball uniform in his picture, but Little Brother Nasir wants to be a professional basketball player in the NBA when he grows up.  LB Nasir — our Little of the Month for June 2018 — has been with our agency for two years now, but is still awaiting a One-To-One match.  Are you that Big Brother he’s been waiting for? LB Nasir says he…

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2018 BFKS Grand Prize & other awards

Congratulations to Michele Joffred…the winner of the Grand Prize drawing for the 2018 Bowl For Kids’ Sake event.  Michele was at the BBBS office yesterday to pick up $500 worth of Boscovs gift cards. Michele was a member of the GMEA 3 (Governor Mifflin Education Association) – Cumru Elementary team.  Coincidentally, her team was also presented with the 2018 BFKS “Best Dressed” team award. We also want to congratulate…

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Win a trip of a lifetime!

Featured Trip #3:  5% of the world’s species live in its cloud, rain, and dry forests along its 800 miles of coastline marked with two weather changes…the dry season (November through April) and the wet season (May through November).  Average temperatures are in the 70s.  You can hike in the forests, pristine golden brown beaches, and active volcano’s craters.  We are talking about Costa Rica in Central America…and we…

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Child of the Month – May 2018

Little Sister Nishalys loves art, animals, reading, and going outside.  Our Child of the Month for May says she’s waiting for a Big Sister who likes to be active and do fun things.  LS Nishalys says she my be shy at first, but she’s really excited about being matched.  Her twin sister and brother are both matched. LS Nishalys is in our COUL (Club Of Unmatched Littles) program and…

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2018 Jason Claudfelter Invitational – August 17th

Preparations for the 2018 Jason Claudfelter Invitational — our 17th annual golf fundraising event — are underway! We thank our four (4) Title Sponsors — returning from last year — for their support of the event. There are still opportunities for companies to join in that support: a Major Sponsor is $1,000 and an Assisting Sponsor is just $500. Also, companies and individuals are invited and encouraged to support…

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Carriage House Project — full speed ahead!

Why yes!  That is some big-time equipment in the Big Brothers Big Sisters backyard!  Work crews are digging a ditch between the main building and the Carriage House to run water, gas, and communication lines.  The Carriage House Project is moving forward…full speed ahead…as we renovate the Carriage House into an activities center for our Little Brothers and Little Sisters. The project was made possible by a mini-Capital Campaign…

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BFKS 2018 – Bowling Teams

It’s not about bowling…it’s about having FUN to HELP KIDS!  That is our mantra for Bowl For Kids’ Sake, and we certainly hope all of our bowling teams had fun this year.  We had 73 teams of bowlers over the three days of the event.  While the numbers are still not final, those teams raised more than $30,000 to help us fund our mentoring programs.  We ask our bowling…

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BFKS 2018 – Littles Team Sponsors

Each year, we have an amazing group of companies and individuals who sponsor teams of Little Brothers and Little Sisters to bowl at Bowl For Kids’ Sake — and this year was no exception.  We thank all of our Littles Team Sponsors for being such an important part of the 36th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake! FULL SPONSORS ($300 level): Phil & Jeanette Coles – Missy Forry – Joi…

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BFKS 2018 – Corporate Sponsors

The 36th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake was a great success this year — and we thank everyone for their support including our Prime Sponsor (Tompkins VIST Bank) and all of our Corporate sponsors.     Our T-Shirt Sponsors:   Our Major Sponsors including the Jarrett Yoder Memorial Fund and:   Our Assisting Sponsors including S & W Auto Service Center LLC and:      

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Bowl For Kids’ Sake at Hiester Lanes

We have always said that it’s not about bowling…it’s about having fun to help kids.  Well, there was plenty of fun to be had at Hiester Lanes in Reading on Wednesday, April 11th!  EG Smith (one of our Corporate Sponsors) joined us with two teams.  There were also two teams from the West Reading/Wyomissing Rotary Club and Hamburg High School’s Life Skills.  The Penn State Berks SGA joined us…

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