On July 13th, supporters gathered at the Crest Hollow Country Club for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island’s (BBBSLI) Gala Kickoff Reception. The event raised nearly $100,000 for BBBSLI’s Annual Presidential Gala set to take place on October 5th at The Inn at New Hyde Park. In honor of the mentoring agency’s 40th Anniversary,
On July 11th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) held their 2017 “Summer Sizzle” Poker Tournament presented by ZBF Geothermal at The Main Event in Farmingdale. Players of all different skill levels doubled down to raise more than $20,000 in support of youth mentoring on Long Island. “I would like thank our presenting
On Saturday, June 10th, nearly 300 people gathered at Heckscher State Park for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) Walk for Kids’ Sake 5K, Little Fun Run and Annual Family Picnic. This year’s event co-sponsored by GEICO and Nature’s Bounty, brought together Bigs, Littles, families, children waiting to be matched, board members,
On Monday, June 5th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted their 21st Annual Golf Tournament at The Muttontown Club in East Norwich, NY. This year’s event presented by KeyBank, honoring Tim Foley, brought together 110 golfers and raised more than $100,000 in support of mentoring on Long Island. “Our honoree, Tim Foley,
On May 18, 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted their annual Fashion Show, presented by Steve Madden. Nearly 200 people gathered at The Inn at New Hyde Park to watch BBBSLI Big & Little matches light up the runway modeling a range of looks from “thrift store chic” to formal wear.
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.