PA Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program

First Priority Bank, a Division of Mid Penn Bank, today presented Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA, with a $2,500 check.  The check was presented as part of the PA EITC program which helps BBBS of Berks support our SMART (Students & Mentors Achieving Results Together) program at Conrad Weiser, Hamburg, and Oley Valley School Districts. Casework Manager Liz Werner (far left in picture) — who coordinates…

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Carriage House Activities Center Recognized

The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance presented a Building Berks award to the Carriage House Activities Center and some of the people who made it a reality.  The Building Berks Awards & Trade Expo took place October 16th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Reading; and the Carriage House Activities Center won in the Non-Profit category.  Executive Director Jim Smith, Board President Karen Meck, and Capital Campaign Chair Jason Hornberger were…

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New faces at BBBS of Berks

It is our pleasure to introduce some new faces in the crowd here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA!  Exciting things are happening here as we welcome Casework Manager Liz Werner (left), Casework Manager Tammy Kohl (center), and Youth Activities Coordinator Shannon Farrow (right). Liz will be working with our community-based matches and will serve as the SMART Casework Manager at Conrad Weiser School District, where…

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2019 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational

The rain held off, as the golfers made their way around Willow Hollow Golf Course teeing off another RECORD YEAR for the Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational.  This year’s event on August 16th was the highest grossing golf event ever for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County! In the end, it came down to the wire.  One of the two teams for RKL LLP came in at 3rd Place…

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2019 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational

Just 11 days away from the 2019 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational…and we still have four (4) slots left for golf teams!  Title Sponsors UGI, Baker Tilly, Cipriani & Werner, Customers Bank, and Enersys invite you to join us for this exciting event! This year’s golf event — benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA — takes place Friday, August 16th, at Willow Hollow Golf Course.  Registration is…

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2019 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational

Welcome and thank you to our newest Title Sponsor for the 2019 Jason Claudfelter Golf Invitational…Enersys!  Our friends at Enersys are helping to ignite potential in our Littles along with fellow Title Sponsors:         The 2019 Jason Claufelter Golf Invitational will take place Friday, August 16th, at Willow Hollow Golf Course.  Registration begins at 12 noon…with a 1 pm “shotgun” start. It’s only $400 for a…

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Little of the Month – July 2019

He wants to be a police officer when he grows up.  Meet Little Brother Russell, our Little of the Month for July 2019! Russell is a 13-year-old from Reading who enjoys fishing, hanging out with his friends, and building things.  He has been with the agency since 2016 and is still awaiting a One-To-One match.  Are you who he has been waiting for? LB Russell would benefit greatly from…

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Join our team!

IGNITE POTENTIAL in Berks County youth! Big Brother Big Sister, Berks County has a FULL TIME position available for person with a passion for the non-profit environment. The Casework Manager is the basic service provider in the Big Brothers Big Sisters service model. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field with experience is required; bi-lingual is a plus, but not required. Send cover letter, resume, & salary…

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Congratulations!

Little Sister Neishalys and Big Sister Cyndi recently celebrated their first anniversary of their match together…one year & going since BS Cyndi chose to stand with LS Neishalys and empower her potential. We have many more Little Brothers and Little Sisters who are in need of a Big.  Call the agency at (610) 373-5544 to find out how you — like Cyndi — can DEFEND POTENTIAL in our youth….

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Little of the Month – June 2019

He wants to be a police officer or a YouTuber when he grows up.  Meet Little Brother Avery, our Little of the Month for June 2019.  LB Avery enjoys playing outside with his friends, taking his dog for walks, playing on his electronics, and collecting Pokémon cards.  he just recently joined Big Brothers Big Sisters, and is awaiting a One-To-One match.  Are you who he has been waiting for?…

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