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More Than $20,000 Raised for Mentoring on L.I. at BBBSLI’s 2018 “Poker Night”

On Tuesday, March 20th, close to 100 players gathered at The Main Event in Farmingdale for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island’s (BBBSLI) 2018 “Poker Night”. The event, presented by The Integrated, raised more than $20,000 in support of the mentoring agency’s programs across Long Island. “Another fun and lively Poker Tournament in the

BBBSLI Kicks Off Campaign to Renovate Family Rooms in Westbury & Islandia Offices

Thanks to a tremendous donation from Bob’s Discount Furniture, we have kicked off our $7,500 campaign to renovate the Family Room in both our Westbury and Islandia offices. When families and volunteers visit our offices, we don’t want them to feel like they are visiting an agency. The interview processes can be long and tiring,

BBBSLI Hosts Annual Comedy Night in Support of Mentoring on LI

On Wednesday, February 28th, nearly 200 people packed Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown to attend Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island’s (BBBSLI) annual Comedy Night, presented by VICOM Computer Services. The show included performances by five talented comedians who had guests laughing the entire night. “Thank you to our 2018 Comedy Night Presenting Sponsor,

Long Island Pulse Magazine Profile on BBBSLI CEO, Mark Cox

– “An Investment in Tomorrow- Mentoring the Next Generation” Long Island Pulse Magazine by Andrew Sheldon Raising money for an already prevalent cause, like autism or breast cancer, is difficult enough. Raising money to prevent problems before they arise is a whole other challenge. “It’s like investing in your 401k,” said Mark Cox, CEO of

BBBSLI Holds 2018 Winter Blast Match Event for Bigs & Littles

On January 20th, in celebration of National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted its annual Winter Blast match event presented by Geico at Dave & Busters in Islandia. Bigs and Littles all enjoyed a fun filled day of games, food and raffles. The event also included a book fair, sponsored

The Long Island Insurance Community Awards $7,500 Grant to BBBSLI

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has been awarded a $7,500 grant from The Long Island Insurance Community (LIIC), an organization dedicated to bringing the insurance community together to change the lives of Long Islanders in need. The grant will be used to support BBBSLI’s Healthy Littles Series and will also help the

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