GREAT FOOD! GREAT FUN! GREAT CAUSE!

Join us at PJ Whelihan’s in West Lawn on February 28th between 5 pm and 10 pm.  Simply present this coupon and 15% of the proceeds goes toward the 37th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake, benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA!  BBBS staff will be on-hand that evening to provide anyone interested with information on BFKS. This year, BBBS of Berks is trying to raise $76,000…

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Make a difference for a team of Littles!

  Sponsor a Littles Team for just $300 (or $150 for co-sponsor)! Each Little Brother and Little Sister on the team will receive a game of bowling, a free event t-shirt, lunch, and more thanks to your generosity!  In addition, that Littles Team and their fellow Little Brothers and Little Sisters will enjoy the continued services of our four mentoring programs AT NO COST to them or their families. …

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Consider sponsoring a LITTLES TEAM!

You say you can’t make it to the 37th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake with your own team?  Or maybe you or your company would like to help, but are unable to do so at the Corporate Sponsor level? Well, there is a way for you to still help! Sponsor a Littles Team for just $300 (or $150 for co-sponsor)! Each Little Brother and Little Sister on the team…

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Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2019

Stand with Big Brothers Big Sisters…or should we say, BOWL WITH Big Brothers Big Sisters…to DEFEND POTENTIAL in Berks County youth!  The 37th annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake preparations are underway.  BFKS will be held April 16th at Hiester Lanes and May 4th-5th at Berks Lanes. Bowl For Kids’ Sake is our biggest internal fundraiser of the year, and this year BBBS of Berks is looking to raise $76,000…

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PA EITC 2018

As we begin another exciting year at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, we would like to take a quick look back and express our appreciation to those companies who contributed to the agency through the PA Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program in 2018. Our thanks to: Lift Incorporated $10,000 Quadrant EPP $5,000 First Priority Bank $1,000 Capital Blue Cross $5,000 BB&T $2,500 J.P. Mascaro & Sons…

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Annual Giving

Did you know that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County will serve more than 260 kids in 2018?  That’s more than a 15% increase from last year. Did you know that the BBBS of Berks school-based SMART (Students & Mentors Achieving Results Together) added two new schools this year?  We now serve three schools at Conrad Weiser SD, two schools in Hamburg Area, and one school each in…

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2018 Holiday Party & Annual Awards

Littles, Bigs, family, and friends of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA — not to mention Santa & Mrs. Claus — gathered last night for the 2018 Annual Holiday Party.  The families enjoyed pizza & other snacks and refreshments; games; a craft courtesy Virginia of VA Productions; Holiday music from DJ Cool Raul.  We would like to thank the four companies who provided presents for the Littles: …

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PA Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County, PA, has been renewed as an EITC-eligible organization in Pennsylvania.  The PA Education Improvement Tax Credit program allows EITC-approved companies to donate a portion of their state taxes to EITC-eligible organizations. More specifically, EITC donations received by BBBS of Berks help fund our SMART (Students & Mentors Achieving Results Together) at three of the districts where SMART is offered:  Conrad Weiser, Hamburg Area,…

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Little of the Month – October 2018

Our October Little of the Month is Little Brother Joey! LB Joey is in 8th grade and lives in Douglassville with his brother and grandparents. He’s been involved with the agency since August and is awaiting a match. Could you be LB Joey’s new Big? LB Joey likes playing Fortnite and football. When he grows up, he wants to be a police detective.  LB Joey would benefit greatly from…

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