Carriage House Open House

It’s a concept we’ve had since purchasing our property in May 2001; an idea that began to take shape in 2015 thanks to a Leadership Berks project; a cause that the Berks County community rallied behind in 2017 during our mini-Capital Campaign; and a reality that will be seen on October 16th. Stop by anytime between 1 pm and 8 pm on October 16th or come to the ribbon…

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Little of the Month – September 2018

Little Sister Gladys is looking for an active Big Sister who can broaden her horizons.  Our Little of the Month for September says she’d like her Big Sister to be patient and kind…a Big she can confide in and trust.  LS Gladys says she’d like a Big Sister who could spend one-on-one time with her, encourage her interests, and make a positive difference in her life. You can make…

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2018 Jason Claudfelter Invitational

The 2018 Jason Claudfelter Invitational is in the books…and would not have been successful without our Corporate Sponsors for the event including Title Sponsors:   Thank you to our Major Sponsor:  And our Assisting Sponsors:                                 As well as LaunchDM and the West Lawn Quoiting Association. We would also like to thank all of our Hole…

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Little of the Month – August 2018

Little Sister Joismary wants to be a physical education teacher when she grows up.  She plays field hockey and enjoys crafts.  LS Joismary — who also participates in our Teen program — has been in COUL (the Club Of Unmatched Littles) since she came to the agency about four years ago…still waiting for her first One-To-One match.  Could you be her Big Sister? LS Joismary — our Little of…

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2018 Jason Claudfelter Invitational

We are just one month away from our 17th annual golf event…the 2018 Jason Claudfelter Invitational!  This year’s event takes place Friday, August 17th, at Willow Hollow Golf Course. The Jason Claudfelter Invitational is a scramble format with a “shotgun” start at 1 pm.  Registration goes from 12 noon to 12:45 pm.  The event includes food and refreshments before and during — plus a catered meal afterwards.  Each golfer receives…

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Little of the Month – July 2018

Meet Little Brother Alexis…an 8th grader from Reading, who is this month’s Little of the Month!  Alexis is new to Big Brothers Big Sisters having been accepted only about a month ago.  He likes riding his bike, being active, and playing games with other kids in the neighborhood.  LB Alexis wants to be a veterinarian when he grows up. LB Alexis would benefit greatly from having a positive, outgoing…

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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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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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