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A Quick Overview of BBBSLI’s Mentoring Programs

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America have received national recognition for improving the attitudes, behaviors and relationships of at-risk children and adolescents. Locally, the Long Island chapter has a proven track record of enriching the lives of ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’ through participation in its mentoring programs. (more…)

How a Little Youth Mentoring Enhances the Life of a ‘Big’

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Long Island makes a huge impact on the lives of those in our youth mentoring program. However, the benefits our volunteers receive in return can be equally profound. (more…)

How Big Brothers Big Sisters Donations Help the Environment

Did you know that Long Islanders throw away more than 500 million pounds of clothing every year? As a result, discarded shirts, pants and other types of apparel are rapidly increasing the size of our local landfills. Through Big Brothers Big Sisters donations drives, we do our part to help the environment by diverting 212,000 pounds of toxic textiles from landfills each week. (more…)

Helpful Hints for Long Island Clothing Donations

Did you know Long Islanders throw away 500 million pounds of clothing every year? Often, they dispose of perfectly-good shirts, pants, dresses and suits, which could easily help someone in need. Rather than tossing your old duds next time, you can make a difference by contributing to contribute to Long Island clothing donations, such as Big Brothers Big Sister of Long Island. (more…)

Big Brothers Big Sisters Long Island: 3 Ways to Get Involved

For more than 30 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters Long Island (BBBSLI) has helped local children reach their full potential. Through contributions of time, money and clothing, Long Islanders have positively impacted the lives of local children facing adversity.

If you would like to join this worthy cause, there are three simple ways to help BBBSLI. (more…)

The Magic of Holiday for Kids’ Sake 2016

Thanks to the generosity of more than 80 individuals, families, friends, and companies Holiday for Kids’ Sake 2016 created MAGIC for more than 300 Children (145 Families) across Long Island.

This year, 100% of the children received EVERY item from their special wish list along with many other gifts based on their age and interests!

51 volunteer drivers (many who were accompanied by their children & family members) delivered more than 1,000 Gifts & more than 3,000 lbs. of food to the doorsteps of all those families!

Thank you to everyone who made Holiday for Kids’ Sake 2016 a success! Your generosity has created magical memories for children and families in need across Long Island! Happy Holidays!

See below or click here to enjoy a brief montage highlighting the Magic of Holiday for Kids’ Sake 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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