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BFKS at Berks Lanes – June 13, 2021

Day #1 of the 39th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake is in the books!  We had a great time at Berks Lanes in Sinking Spring yesterday (6/13/21), and all that FUN to HELP KIDS! We thank all of our participating teams including:  the Retired Rollers (with Board member Doug Myers and friends), RE/MAX (including Board member Sam Padovani), Team Hornberger (featuring former Board member Jason Hornberger), Cheryl and her team from Berkshire Insurance Services, Team Rivera, Team Newkirk, the Herbein Strike Club (with the highest-raising single bowler and Board member Liz Hassler), the Herbein Incredibowlers, Diamond Credit Union’s Team Duchess,…

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Who benefits from Bowl For Kids’ Sake?

That’s an easy question to answer…Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County benefits from Bowl For Kids’ Sake.  More specifically, Berks County kids like Little Sister Alanie benefit! LS Alanie and Big Sister Amanda are our newest One-To-One Match.  They met for the first time yesterday evening, and are looking forward to getting to know each other.  LS Alanie and BS Amanda both like animals and they both enjoy being active outside, so they already have a lot in common to start their new mentoring relationship.  Congratulations, LS Alanie and BS Amanda! The 39th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake  is…

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Little of the Month – June 2021

Meet Little Brother Kamari, our June 2021 Little of the Month!  Kamari is a 13-year-old from Wernersville, who wants to be a technological or mechanical engineer when he grows up.  He would benefit greatly from having a positive, out-going role model in his life to stand with him to defend his potential.  LB Kamari enjoys playing soccer, video games and signing. LB Kamari is looking for someone to spend one-on-one time with him.  He wants someone who will encourage his interests and inspire his potential; someone they can trust & rely on; someone who will listen when he wants to…

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The BIG Raffle is back!

Not only are we back at the bowling lanes in 2021 for our 39th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake, but the BIG Raffle is also back…and better than ever!!! We have not just one…not two…but THREE fantastic prizes for the 2021 BFKS BIG Raffle.  First, we have our annual ‘Barrow of Spirits!  You could win a wheelbarrow filled with adult beverages and various items to make your next party a success!  Of course, you have to be at least 21-years-of age to win this prize. Our second prize for the BIG Raffle is a package deal from Berkshire Country Club, valued at…

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Congratulations to our newest match!

Our newest match met for the first time yesterday evening, and they are excited to start on their mentoring relationship.  Little Brother Mikey and Big Brother Gary say they are looking forward to fishing, going to the batting cages, and golfing together. Thank you BB Gary for standing with LB Mikey to encourage his potential. YOU, too, can defend the potential in our LIttle Brothers and Little Sisters.  Call (610) 373-5544 to learn how or visit https://bigsinberks.org/become-a-big/ We are also accepting new Littles.  Parents/guardians wanting more information on our services can all the agency or visit https://bigsinberks.org/enroll-your-child/ And don’t forget…you can also register…

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Little of the Month – May 2021

Our Little of the Month for May 2021 wants to keep our communities safe; he wants to be a firefighter when he grows up.  Little Brother Chase is a 10-year-old from Reading who enjoys basketball, playing outside, and riding his bike.  He is looking for someone to spend one-on-one time with him; someone to encourage his interests and inspire his potential. YOU can be that person who stands beside LB Chase to DEFEND his POTENTIAL and to help him reach his goals. For as Little as 12 hours per year up to an average of 8-10 hours a month, YOU…

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Virtual Match Goes In-person

It was a first in their mentoring relationship yesterday. Little Sister Samantha was excited to show Big Sister Kristi her room, when the pair met in-person for the first time. LS Samantha and BS Kristi were initially matched virtually, but are now looking forward to exciting times when they get together in-person.

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39th Annual BFKS – COVID Precautions

Yes, we are back in 2021…back to the bowling centers for the 39th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake!  But Big Brothers Big Sisters realizes that COVID — while conditions are easing — is still with us.  We want everyone to know we are taking the appropriate steps to ensure that our bowlers have a safe, enjoyable experience!   NEW BOWLING TIMES TO ENHANCE SOCIAL DISTANCING Our bowling times have changed this year to enhance social distancing and allow more time to clean lane areas.  Teams will be asked to arrive 15-20 minutes before your bowling time.  Teams will leave their…

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39th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake

  To form a team & collect donations by check or cash, call the agency at (610) 373-5544.  Your team can also solicit credit-card donations by registering on-line at https://give.classy.org/BerksBFKS2021 You can also have some fun at home by creating your own backyard bowling lane or virtually.  To solicit donations for your home or virtual bowling, go to https://give.classy.org/BerksBFKS2021_virtual To support BFKS as a Corporate Sponsor or Littles Team Sponsor, go to https://give.classy.org/SupportBFKS2021

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Little of the Month – April 2021

He wants to be a scientist or an astronaut!  But in the meantime, Little Brother Yisreal — our April 2021 Little of the Month — enjoys playing with his friends, PlayStation games, and drawing.  And, as you can see in the picture, enjoys go-karts! Just like our other waiting Littles, this 9-year-old from Reading would benefit greatly from having a positive, out-going mentor in his life who will stand with him to defend his potential.  LB Yisreal wants someone to encourage his interests; someone he can trust and rely on; someone who will listen when he wants to talk; someone…

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