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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 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 make a positive impact in the life of a child in your local community by becoming a mentor. If you’re still on the fence about applying to become a Big, check out these benefits of becoming a mentor.

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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 of tips on how to donate clothes to guide you from start to finish.

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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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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 the country have led to nearly two million children served over the past decade.

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2018-19 Board of Directors Officers Installed at Annual Meeting

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) would like to announce the new slate of officers for its 2018-19 Board of Directors: Board Chair, Kathleen Courtney; Vice Chair, Liz Meyers; Treasurer, Richard Grossi and Secretary, Regina Schilling.

On June 6th, BBBSLI held its annual Board of Directors meeting at the Garden City Country Club. The new slate of officers was installed at the Annual Meeting in conjunction with a Leadership Reception attended by BBBSLI Board members, President’s Council members and staff.

BBBSLI would like to thank all the members of our 2018-19 Board of Directors for their ongoing commitment and dedication to our agency’s mission. To view a complete list of BBBSLI’s Board of Directors click here

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