All posts by Amy Sledz-Sarin

Meet Little Sister Angelica & Big Sister Chris

Angelica and Christine have been matched since 2013. “Chris is always there for me. Girls my age talk about how they will be friends forever, but the truth is those friendships will probably disappear in a few years, it means so much to me to know that my friendship with Chris is one that will

#GivingTuesday Real Life Example – Bikes for Kids at BBBSLI & OpenLink Mentoring Program

Held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is a social media movement that celebrates giving and the generosity of people to bring about real change in their local communities. The spirit of #GivingTuesday was exemplified when Bikes for Kids in America donated 20 brand new bikes to children in the Big Brothers Big Sisters

BBBSLI Hosts ‘All In’ Poker Tournament

On Tuesday, November 17th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) presented its annual ‘All In’ Poker Tournament as part of its Poker & Networking event series. 150 players competed in the sold-out event, sponsored by Steve Madden, held at The Main Event Restaurant & Sports Bar in Farmingdale. The event raised nearly $30,000

Crucial Experiment Defends Title – Crowned 2015 battle of the Bands Champions

CRUCIAL EXPERIMENT DEFENDS TITLE – CROWNED 2015 BATTLE OF THE BANDS CHAMPIONS IN SUPPORT OF BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND Farmingdale, NY (Nov 2015) – Crucial Experiment defended their 2014 title and was crowned Champion of the 3rd Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island Battle of the Bands. The event brought

BBBSLI Raises More Than $10,000 at East End Poker Night

On Thursday, November 12th, 60 players competed at the East End Poker Night, hosted by Westhampton Rotary and Southampton Rotary. The poker and networking event benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI), was held at the beautiful Hotel Indigo in Riverhead and raised more than $10,000.  “It’s great to see so many communities

Michael Capilets Appointed to BBBSLI Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Amy Sledz-Sarin, Senior Manager of Marketing & Public Relations 516.731.7880 ext. 222 ∙ ∙   MICHAEL CAPILETS APPOINTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND     Long Island, NY (October 2015) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has announced the

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