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BBBSLI Littles Go Back to School with New Backpacks & School Supplies

Thanks to backpack and school supply drives held by Computer Associates, Make it Count Foundation, Nixon Peabody LLP, Van Horn & Friedman PC, and Whisper Woods of Smithtown, BBBSLI was able to send our Littles back to school with brand new backpacks filled with needed school supplies!   Additionally, a generous donation from Smithtown Acura

2018 Hamptons Offshore Invitational Fishing Tournament Surpasses $250,000 Raised for Mentoring on Long Island

On Sunday, August 19th the sun set on the 18th Annual Hamptons Offshore Invitational (HOI) Fishing Tournament, benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI). The nine-day tournament, hosted by The Shinnecock Marlin and Tuna Club (SMTC), had 60 registered boats and raised more than $250,000 to support BBBSLI’s mentoring programs for children facing

Jeff Schwartzberg Named Chair of BBBSLI Board of Directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has announced Jeff Schwartzberg as the newly elected Chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Schwartzberg is a Co-Founder and Managing Principal at Premier Commercial Real Estate. His vast background and proven track record in commercial real estate, spanning over three decades, has made him widely recognized

BBBSLI Represented at 2018 BBBS National Conference in St. Louis

Congratulations to BBBSLI’s Program Manager, Kelly McGowan and Program Supervisor, Jacky Volpicella who presented today at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America National Conference in St. Louis! Their presentation entitled, “Site-Based Mentoring: Strengthening Match Relationships through Client-Based Curriculum” provided BBBS affiliates throughout the country with tools and resources for implementing an innovative needs-based curriculum

2018-19 Board of Directors Officers Installed at Annual Meeting

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) would like to announce the new slate of officers for its 2018-19 Board of Directors: Board Chair, Kathleen Courtney; Vice Chair, Liz Meyers; Treasurer, Richard Grossi and Secretary, Regina Schilling. On June 6th, BBBSLI held its annual Board of Directors meeting at the Garden City Country Club.

BBBSLI Raises More Than $100,000 at 22nd Annual Golf Tournament

On Monday, June 4th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted their 22nd Annual Golf Tournament at The Muttontown Club in East Norwich, NY. This year’s tournament was presented by FatGuy Media and TCI Technologies, and honored Thomas Jacoberger. The event brought together 100 golfers and raised more than $100,000 in support of

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