Recycled Clothing

How Recycled Clothing Can Help the Environment

When donating clothing to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, you are clearing the path to a child’s biggest and brightest possible future. But, did you know that donating clothing is also good for the environment? Here are a few reasons why recycled clothing is considered to be environmentally-friendly.

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Benefits of Mentoring

Benefits of Mentoring A Child

Big Brothers Big Sisters has been changing lives and shaping communities through mentorship since 1904. Right now, there are almost 400,000 mentors and families engaged throughout the country. However, there are still children right here on Long Island waiting for a Big Brother or Big Sister. In just a few hours a month, you can…

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How to Donate Clothes and Other Items to BBBSLI

Whether you’re moving, getting rid of clutter or just want to do some good, donating clothes and other items to charities like Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island is a great way to give. But going through everything can seem like a daunting task. Fortunately, we here at BBBSLI compiled a quick, simple list…

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Clothing Donation

4 Reasons Why a Clothing Donation is a Great Way to Give

Here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, we provide strong, professionally-supported one-to-one relationships to children facing adversity. None of this would be possible without support from our Donation Center. So if you have some extra apparel lying around, here are a few reasons to contribute a clothing donation to BBBSLI.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Clothing Donations

The Value of Big Brothers Big Sisters Clothing Donations

Big Brothers Big Sisters is committed to clearing the path to a child’s best and brightest future. But we wouldn’t be able to provide any kind of assistance without the support of an ever-expanding network of committed donors. Big Brothers Big Sisters clothing donations, as well as small household items, that go to affiliates across…

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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.

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big brothers big sisters donations

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…

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