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BBBSLI Celebrates National Mentoring Month at Annual Winter Blast Event

On January 25th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) hosted its annual Winter Blast match event presented by GEICO Cares at Dave & Busters in Massapequa. The annual event, held in celebration of National Mentoring Month, was attended by over 100 matches of Bigs and Littles who enjoyed a fun filled day of

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone Visits BBBSLI In Recognition of National Mentoring Month

Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone, accompanied by members of his team, recently visited Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island’s (BBBSLI) office and Donation Center located in Islandia, NY. In recognition of January being National Mentoring Month, the visit was an opportunity for County Executive Bellone to learn more about the agency’s mentoring programs and

BBBSLI’s 2019 Holiday for Kids’ Sake Program Creates Magic for 350 Children Across L.I.

Thanks to the generous support of 156 individuals along with multiple companies and organizations, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island’s Holiday for Kids’ Sake 2019 created magic for more than 350 children across Long Island!  100% of the children were sponsored, receiving all the items on their holiday wish lists. We received donations of

Players Go “All-In” at BBBSLI Poker Tournament Raising Nearly $30,000 for Mentoring on Long Island

On Tuesday, November 12th, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) held its annual “All-In” Poker Tournament presented by Suffolk Federal. It was a full house at The Main Event Restaurant & Sports Bar in Farmingdale, NY where players doubled down to help raise nearly $30,000 in support of mentoring on Long Island.  

BBBSLI Throws “Spooktacular” Halloween Party

Happy Halloween! Several of our Bigs & Littles recently gathered at our BBBSLI office in Islandia for a “Spooktacular” Halloween party! It was a jam-packed night filled with music, food, sweets, witches, monsters, and all sorts of cute and spooky creatures. It was a frightfully fun time for all who attended. Thank you to Alexis

2019 Big Benefit Gala Raises $200K to Help Defend the Potential of Youth Across LI Through Mentoring

On October 3rd, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) raised $200,000 in support of mentoring at their Annual Big Benefit Gala at The Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. This year’s event honored Anil Kapoor, President & CEO, SVAM International, Inc.; Liz Meyers, Executive Vice President of Purchasing & Global Sourcing, Darby

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