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.
On Tuesday, April 25th, Big Brothers Big Sister of Long Island (BBBSLI) celebrated their volunteer mentors (Bigs) at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception, presented by Darby Dental. Volunteers along with their family members, board members and supporters of BBBSLI gathered at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, to celebrate our Bigs for the time
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.