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BBBSLI Celebrates Volunteers at Appreciation Reception

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

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

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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.

How Big Brothers Big Sisters Donations Help the Environment

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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

Vic Verola Appointed to BBBSLI Board of Directors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) has announced the appointment of Vic Verola to its Board of Directors. “We’re excited to have Vic Verola join our Board of Directors. His passion, excitement and business background will be a tremendous asset furthering our agency’s mission,” said Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island CEO,

Helpful Hints for Long Island Clothing Donations

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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

BBBSLI Kicks Off 2017 Poker & Networking Series with “Poker Night”

On Tuesday, March 21st, 110 players kicked off Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island’s (BBBSLI) 2017 Poker & Networking Series at “Poker Night”. The event, presented by Clair S. Bartholomew & Son Funeral Home, raised $25,000 and was held at The Main Event in Farmingdale. Proceeds from “Poker Night” directly support BBBSLI’s mentoring programs

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