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COUL Little of the Month – November 2022

She is an honors student who enjoys sports such as basketball, soccer, and baseball.  Our COUL Little of the Month is Little Sister Taliyah, a 15-year-old from Bernville who works hard at school and sports.  She would benefit greatly from having a positive, out-going Big in her life to stand with her to defend her potential. Are you willing to stand with us to defend the potential of LS Taliyah or any of our waiting Littles?  For as little as 12 hours per year (as a Big in our group-mentoring COUL program) up to an average of 8-10 hours per month…

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New One-To-One Match

Congratulations to our newest match!  And thank you, Big Sister Florence, for standing with Little Sister Janessa to defend her potential! BS Florence has been a COUL (Club Of Unmatched Littles) Big for about four years now, but decided to go One-To-One.  LS Janessa and BS Florence are both on the creative side; both like to do arts & crafts and other creative things.  They already have their first outing planned…going to see the Nutcracker.

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Little of the Month – October 2022

Meet Little Brother Jason, our October 2022 Little of the Month! Little Brother Jason is a 17-year-old from Reading, Pennsylvania who wants to be a train 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 Jason enjoys sports, technology, and outdoor activities. He 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 talk. …

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Back to School!

Schools are back in session.  With the start of the new school year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County tries to put supplies into the hands of the kids that need them…specifically, to our Littles.  The Back To School event is a highlight of our calendar each year, as we distribute school supplies to our Littles. Thanks to our partners in the community like Mail Shark and the United Way of Berks County, our Littles were here to pick up some notebooks, pens, pencils, folders, and so much more. Good luck to our Littles this school year!  We know…

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One-To-One Matches in the community

Our One-To-One matches do all kinds of things in the community. Take, Little Brother Michael and Big Brother Steven, who recently visited the Reading Public Museum for its Real Bodies exhibit. The powerful exhibition explores life by displaying real, perfectly preserved human bodies and more than 200 anatomical specimens.

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COUL Little of the Month – August 2022

Introducing…Little Brother Jeremiah, an 11-year-old from Reading who wants to be a chef when he grows up! LB Jeremiah is our COUL Little of the Month for August 2022.  He enjoys basketball, football, and PlayStation — and would benefit greatly from having a positive, out-going role model & friend in his life to stand with him to defend his potential.  Are you willing to stand with our Littles — like LB Jeremiah — and defend their potential? Remember, we do not create potential — because every child has it.  Our staff and volunteers are there to ignite that potential and…

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Our newest match meets!

They share a passion for walking and biking.  Little Brother Brandon is into science and Big Brother Jack is really into nature, so they hope to do some science experiments out in nature. Congratulations to our newest match, LB Brandon and BB Jack!  LB Brandon and BB Jack say they are looking forward to hiking, kayaking, and biking together.  We wish them well as they build their relationship. Thank you, BB Jack, for inspiring LB Brandon’s potential!

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Congratulations to this year’s Golf Invitational Champs!

Yes, the 2022 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational is in the books — and we congratulate this year’s winners!  It was a hybrid team that came out on top with a score of 55.  Congratulations, Visions FCU & the Crown Royals for capturing the coveted BBBS of Berks Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational Cup!   It was our 20th golf event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA.  Thanks to our Corporate Sponsors, Hole Sponsors, and — of course — our golfers for raising about $25,000 to help keep our quality-driven mentoring programs free-of-charge to our Littles and their families. There…

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The BBBS Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational Cup is in the house!

Yes, the coveted BBBS of Berks Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational Cup has been secured and is up for grabs at our 20th Annual event on Friday at Willow Hollow Golf Course. Last year’s Champions (the team from EnerSys) is unable to participate this year due to scheduling issues, so we will crown a NEW champion on August 19th.  Will it be the team from Herbein, Lift Incorporated, or Cord’s Caddies?  RKL has two teams, so maybe they are trying to up their potential at winning the Cup.  Or maybe it will be newcomers, Stroke of Luck or the team from…

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There’s still time to golf for kids’ sakes!

In just over a week, at least 20 foursomes will hit the links in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County…and there is still time for YOU to join us!  And who knows?  You might just be the one to sink that Hole-In-One for a car! Start your weekend off early on Friday, August 19th, at Willow Hollow Golf Course. Registration begins at 12 noon with a “shotgun” start to the round at 1 pm.  Food and refreshments are available for the golfers throughout the event, and we have a catered meal afterwards while the results are being tabulated. …

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