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Little of the Month – October 2020

At this point, he isn’t sure what he wants to be when he grows up, Little Brother Tariq just knows he wants to be successful.  Well said, Tariq!  After all, isn’t that what we want for all of our Littles…to become successful, responsible adults when they grow up.  And that’s why we have to DEFEND their POTENTIAL! Meet LB Tariq, our Little of the Month for October 2020.  LB Tariq is an 11-year-old from Bernville who enjoys sports, painting & drawing, writing, and Lego building.  He has been with the agency since 2018, and is still awaiting a One-To-One match.  Are…

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LS Kaitlyn and BS Terri meet

Little Sister Kaitlyn and Big Sister Terri were actually matched back in April, but have been meeting virtually due to COVID-19 challenges. Yesterday, they met face-to-face for the first time. Keeping COVID-19 precautions in mind, some matches are meeting face-to-face now — while others remain strictly virtual, and others still are using a mix of virtual and face-to-face. In all cases though, the safety of our Littles is our #1 priority. In these difficult times, mentoring is even more critical than ever for our Littles. We thank all of our Bigs for their continued dedication in defending and empowering potential…

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Little of the Month – September 2020

She wants to be a police officer when she grows up.  Meet Sister Sanai, our Little of the Month for September 2020. Little Sister Sanai is a 13-year-old from Douglasville who enjoys cooking.   She has been with the agency since 2019 and is still awaiting a One-To-One Match.  Are you who she has been waiting for? LS Sanai would benefit greatly from having a positive, out-going role model in her life.  She is looking for someone that she can trust and talk to; someone to spend one-on-one time with her; someone to take her out of the home and encourage…

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Little of the Month – August 2020

He wants to be a video game Youtuber when he grows up.  Meet Little Brother Roman, our Little of the Month for August 2020.  Roman is a 10-year-old from Reading, PA who enjoys sports like baseball, basketball, and soccer, and also enjoys playing games.  He has been with the agency since January and is still awaiting a One-To-One Match.  Are you who he has been waiting for? LB Roman would benefit greatly from having a positive, out-going role model in his life.  He is looking for someone that he can trust and talk to; someone to spend one-on-one time with…

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Little of the Month – July 2020

He wants to be a professional Basketball player when he grows up. Meet Little Brother Connor, our Little of the Month for July 2020. Connor is a 16-year-old from Reading who enjoys playing sports, lifting weights and video games. He has been with the agency since 2019, and is still awaiting a One-To-One Match.  Are you who he has been waiting for? LB Connor would benefit greatly from having a positive, out-going role model in his life.  He is looking for someone that he can trust and talk to; someone to spend one-on-one time with him; someone to take him…

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Virtual BFKS…THANKS to all!

The 38th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake – Virtual Style — is in the books! Our deepest appreciation to all virtual bowlers, donors, and friends of Big Brothers Big Sisters who participated in this year’s unique experience, which was brought on by the challenges of COVID-19.  As part of the event, we held our Grand Prize drawing (two virtual bowlers won a $250 Boscov gift card each) and our ‘Barrow of Spirits drawing.  To celebrate Virtual BFKS and our agency, please go to:  Virtual BFKS Wrap Up Congratulations to our two Grand Prize winners:  Deb Frei and Nicole Fryer.  They…

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Virtual BFKS thru June 30th

The 38th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake (Virtual Style) — sponsored by Tompkins VIST Bank — runs through June 30th.  We have spotlighted our T-shirt Sponsors (Giorgi Foods, EnerSys, Performance Toyota, and UGI) and our Major Sponsors. The next level of our Corporate Sponsors is our Assisting Sponsors.   Thank you to all of our friends at Stevens & Lee/Griffin and White Star Tours for your support as DEFENDERS OF POTENTIAL in our Littles! The Virtual BFKS is a unique way to have FUN to HELP KIDS. Donate or raise at least $10 to participate. Individuals raising/donating at least $25…

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Little of the Month – June 2020

Meet Little Brother Jadiel, our Little of the Month for June 2020.  LB Jadiel wants to be a doctor when he grows up.  He is a 9-year-old from Temple who enjoys outdoor activities, playing video games, and playing basketball.  LB Jadiel came to our agency in 2019 and is still awaiting a One-To-One match.  Are you who he has been waiting for? TOGETHER, WE ARE DEFENDERS OF POTENTIAL.  Are you willing to stand with us and DEFEND POTENTIAL in LB Jadiel or any of our waiting Little Brothers and Little Sisters? For more than 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters…

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Virtual BFKS – June 2nd thru June 30th

It’s not about bowling…it’s about having FUN to HELP KIDS! That’s why the 38th Annual Bowl For Kids’ sake has gone virtual! In this difficult time, mentoring through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County is even more important for our Littles. We need your help so that our Bigs can continue to DEFEND POTENTIAL in our youth. From June 2nd through June 30th, BBBS of Berks is holding our Virtual BFKS event. We ask just $10 to participate. “Bowlers’ donating $25 or more will receive a BFKS T-shirt (while sizes and supplies last). Any individual raising/donating $75 or more…

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38th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake

Due to the current emergency conditions relating to COVID-19, the 38th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake (currently scheduled for April 25th-26th at Berks Lanes and May 12th at Hiester Lanes) has been postponed. The event is our largest internal fundraiser of the year, so is critical to Big Brothers Big Sisters in defending the potential of our Littles.  Thank you to everyone who has supported our BFKS effort in the past.  We hope you will check back often for news on when we will be holding the 2020 BFKS.  We will hold it at a later date(s), based on guidance…

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