COUL CANCELLED 1-16-2018

Attention to all Bigs and Littles who participate in COUL. Tonight’s activity is cancelled due to the storm. If you have any questions, please contact the office.

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Prime Sponsor of the 2018 BFKS

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County celebrates 50 years of service to Berks County youth this year! And for 36 of those years, our largest internal fundraiser of the year has been Bowl For Kids’ Sake. Well…it’s that time again. Preparations for the 36th Annual BFKS are underway — and we hope you will mark us down on your calendar now, so you can join us. BFKS will…

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UGI Features BBBS of Berks

From our friends at UGI: January Featured Community Organization…Big Brothers Big Sisters UGI’s community efforts aim to improve educational opportunities and encourage the development of the many children throughout the communities we serve. UGI is pleased to support and partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters, our Featured Community Organization for January, in recognition of National Mentoring Month. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children with a strong, enduring, one-on-one relationship to help them achieve success in…

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BBBS Annual Holiday Party ~ 2017

Our Annual BBBS Holiday Party was a success. Enjoy scenes from the party for our Littles, Bigs, volunteers, and families! Oh, and — of course — featuring our special guests…Santa & Mrs. Claus! Fun was had by all. Lots of games including basketball, hot cocoa reindeers, and cookie decorating. The 2017 Annual Awards honored a special group of people who made a difference to our agency. COUL Little of the…

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Santa gets help from his friends

  Even Santa needs a little help from his friends…and anyone who is a friend of Santa is certainly a friend of Big Brothers Big Sisters! Each year, companies help BBBS of Berks provide presents to our many Little Brothers and Little Sisters — and this year is no different. We’d like to thank Performance Toyota, VF Outlet, and Loomis (all three pictured here) along with our friends at…

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Tompkins VIST Bank gives to BBBS of Berks

Tompkins VIST Bank yesterday announced that it is donating $500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, and the Wyomissing branch is collecting items for the organization through December 31st. Susan Belfer (pictured right) — the bank’s Wyomissing branch manager — says items needed most are office supplies like legal pads, notebooks, post-it notes, glue sticks, and other such items — but the branch is also accepting Visa,…

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Support BBBS with Amazon

Support Bigs in Berks when you shop at amazon.com for the holiday season. Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/23-6463243 to shop, and Amazon donates to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA!

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Welcome Janet Ortiz!

  Janet is our newest Casework Manager at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA! Janet — who has her degree in Education — recently moved to Berks County from the New York City area. She previously worked for an agency called Good Shepherd Services as an Independent Living Counselor and before that was a Youth Development Aid for the New York State Office of Children & Family…

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October’s Little of the Month

Little Sister Di’Amonte is the October Little of the Month. Little Sister Di’Amonte is looking for a Big Sister who enjoys the things she likes: art, animals, reading, and going outside. LS Di’Amonte has been with Big Brothers Big Sisters for about four years now and was previously matched, She says she is easy-going and may be shy at first, but she’s really excited about being matched again. LS…

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