2017 Jason Claudfelter Invitational – Thanks to all!

For the first time in the 16-year history of the event, this year’s Jason Claudfelter Invitational was cut short…with this year’s champion being “Thunder & Lightning”…but not before some fun times for all in attendance! We had twenty-five teams participate in this year’s event to benefit our mentoring programs:  Baker Tilly (4 teams), Direct Energy RM Palmer, McCormac’s Linksmen, Crown Royals, Godiva, M & T Bank, LaunchDM, BDO, Fleetwood…

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Thank you, BFKS participants!

CORPORATE SPONSORS Prime Sponsor ($5,000 level) – Giorgio Foods Major Sponsors ($1,000 level) – Carpenter Technology, Diamond Credit Union, East Penn Manufacturing, Enersys, M & T Bank, and Sheetz Assisting Sponsors ($500 level) – Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center, EG Smith, Masano Bradley, Quadrant EPP, RM Palmer, Stevens & Lee/Griffin, and White Star Tours   LITTLES TEAM SPONSORS Sponsors ($300 level) – Comcast, Customers Bank, Dolan Construction, Jarett Yoder Memorial…

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Capital Campaign Kick-Off

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County officially kicked off the 2017 Carriage House Capital Campaign on Wednesday, June 7th. The agency wants to raise $250,000 to renovate the Carriage House to establish an activities center — providing a safe, nurturing environment for our Little Brothers & Little Sisters to learn and grow; a comfortable, inviting area to socialize and participate in BBBS programs. This is the first ever capital…

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Esurance Rising Star – Natasha Wood

Congratulations again to Conrad Weiser’s Big Sister Natasha Wood, the 2017 Esurance Rising Star!  Natasha, her Little Sister Taylor, and Casework Manager Kalyn Frobese were at the Reading Fightin’ Phils game on May 31st to accept the honor along with a $5,000 stipend to help Natasha pursue higher education. The Esurance Rising Star is a collaboration between Esurance, Minor League Baseball, and national Big Brothers Big Sisters of America….

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Shop at Charming Charlie on Saturday, May 13th to support BFKS

Our bowling days may be over for the 35th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake, but you can still help…just by shopping at Charming Charlie on Saturday, May 13th. Print this out and take it with you, and a percentage of the proceeds goes to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County to help us fund our four (4) mentoring programs serving Berks County children facing adversity.

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Jarett Yoder Memorial Fund Brings Donation

Melissa Belinski — representing the Jarett Yoder Memorial Fund — visited the Big Brothers Big Sisters office today, presenting a check to the agency in the amount of $1,267. The money will be used to help fund our four (4) mentoring programs serving Berks County Children facing adversity, and were raised as part of a virtual 6k event. Melissa (right) is seen here presenting the check to Casework Manager…

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Thanks to all that joined our Annual BFKS Event

There are many companies and individuals that join us for Bowl For Kids’ Sake…and we thank them all! Besides those shown, we also want to thank: Masano Bradley, Santander Bank, the Governor Mifflin Education Association, I Can’t Believe It’s Not a Gutter, the Troublemakers (Rotary of West Reading/Wyomissing), Office Service Company, Encompass Insurance, Diamond Credit Union, the Young Lawyers, Rotary of Spring Township, and WorleyParsons for joining us today….

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35th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake

What’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake all about? It’s about helping Berks County youth like Little Sister Ellen waving the BBBS flag and all of the many other Little Brothers and Little Sisters…some seen here hanging out with our friend Chuck E Cheese. It’s about helping these kids by helping us provide them with positive role models, friends, guides, and sometimes just someone to hang out with and let them…

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2017 Esurance Rising Star

Wondering what a rising star looks like? Well, if you are…you need look no further than Big Sister Natasha! Screwball from the Reading Fightin’ Phils came out to Conrad Weiser Middle School this afternoon to help us surprise BS Natasha with the news…that she is the 2017 Esurance Rising Star! Pictured here with Screwball and her Little Sister Talyor, BS Natasha will receive a $5,000 stipend to help with…

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