All posts by Amy Sledz-Sarin

“LOL for Mentoring” 2nd Annual BBBSLI Comedy Night Supporting Mentoring on LI

On Wednesday, February 24th, nearly 200 people packed Governor’s Comedy Club of Levittown to attend Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) second annual Comedy Night, presented by Network Long Island (NLI). The show included performances by five talented comedians who had guests laughing the entire night!  Before they took the stage, BBBSLI’s CEO,

“Big Night Out” Honors More Than 30 Bigs in Recognition of National Mentoring Month

On January 28th, BBBSLI’s President’s Council hosted “Big Night Out” presented by Vicom. Members of our President’s Council, Board of Directors, and supporters gathered at Parlay Gastropub in Rockville Centre to honor more than 30 Bigs in recognition of National Mentoring Month. “Thanks goes out to our President’s Council for hatching the idea to host

240 Children and 115 Families Receive Gifts & Meals from BBBSLI Holiday for Kids’ Sake Program

On December 20th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) brought joy directly to the doorsteps of children and families across Long Island through its annual Holiday for Kids’ Sake program which delivers holiday gifts and meals to those in need. Nearly 50 volunteer drivers gathered at Arrow Transfer and Storage in Hicksville to

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

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