Carriage House Project — full speed ahead!

Why yes!  That is some big-time equipment in the Big Brothers Big Sisters backyard!  Work crews are digging a ditch between the main building and the Carriage House to run water, gas, and communication lines.  The Carriage House Project is moving forward…full speed ahead…as we renovate the Carriage House into an activities center for our Little Brothers and Little Sisters. The project was made possible by a mini-Capital Campaign…

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BFKS 2018 – Bowling Teams

It’s not about bowling…it’s about having FUN to HELP KIDS!  That is our mantra for Bowl For Kids’ Sake, and we certainly hope all of our bowling teams had fun this year.  We had 73 teams of bowlers over the three days of the event.  While the numbers are still not final, those teams raised more than $30,000 to help us fund our mentoring programs.  We ask our bowling…

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BFKS 2018 – Littles Team Sponsors

Each year, we have an amazing group of companies and individuals who sponsor teams of Little Brothers and Little Sisters to bowl at Bowl For Kids’ Sake — and this year was no exception.  We thank all of our Littles Team Sponsors for being such an important part of the 36th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake! FULL SPONSORS ($300 level): Phil & Jeanette Coles – Missy Forry – Joi…

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BFKS 2018 – Corporate Sponsors

The 36th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake was a great success this year — and we thank everyone for their support including our Prime Sponsor (Tompkins VIST Bank) and all of our Corporate sponsors.     Our T-Shirt Sponsors:   Our Major Sponsors including the Jarrett Yoder Memorial Fund and:   Our Assisting Sponsors including S & W Auto Service Center LLC and:      

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Bowl For Kids’ Sake at Hiester Lanes

We have always said that it’s not about bowling…it’s about having fun to help kids.  Well, there was plenty of fun to be had at Hiester Lanes in Reading on Wednesday, April 11th!  EG Smith (one of our Corporate Sponsors) joined us with two teams.  There were also two teams from the West Reading/Wyomissing Rotary Club and Hamburg High School’s Life Skills.  The Penn State Berks SGA joined us…

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BFKS is almost Here!!

Have you signed your team up yet? Don’t miss your chance to Bowl For Kids’ Sake! A fun day of bowling and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County. Call the office today at 610-373-5544 or visit http://BBBSofBerks.kintera.org/BFKS2018    

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Teens Learn Dinner Etiquette

  Participants in our Teen Program had a delicious lesson to learn earlier this month…dinner etiquette. Teen got together with Mentors for Berks Youth to learn a little about fine dining while enjoying some great food. Teen is one of our four (4) quality-driven mentoring programs which are funded in part by our Bowl For Kids’ Sake event which takes place April 11th at Hiester Lanes and April 28th…

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50 years of service to Berks County youth!

It was 50 years ago that David Hyman and his colleagues got together to form an agency to provide mentoring services to the youth of Berks County.  Today, we serve hundreds of youth each year…our programs are quality-driven and our volunteers are dedicated toward improving the lives of children facing adversity for the better, forever. As we move into the next 50 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks…

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Save the Date – Golf

Preparations for the 2018 Jason Claudfelter Invitational — our 17th annual golf fundraising event — are underway! We thank our four (4) Title Sponsors, returning from last year, for their support of the event.  There are still opportunities for companies to join in that support:  a Major Sponsor is $1,000 and an Assisting Sponsor is just $500.  Also, companies and individuals are invited and encouraged to support our mentoring…

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