Sundance Vacations is acted as Platinum Premier Sponsor for Bowl for Kids’ Sake
On March 24, 2018, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge held their 36th annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake at Stanton Lanes in Wilkes-Barre, PA. The event serves as the agency’s largest annual fundraiser, and this year the event helped Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge raised $109,500!
Board chairperson, Carolyn Oshinski said they still have 200 children in Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) on the waiting list, and fundraisers like this helps BBBS maintain its operations. All money raised will be used for volunteer recruitment, volunteer screenings, child assessments and ongoing match support.
This event consist of 5 bowlers per team with up to 350 teams! Throughout the event, bowlers had the chance to win prizes while raising money! Each bowler was encouraged to raise at least $50 in pledges, but the more they raise the more prized they can win!
If you have any questions or want more information on how you, your company or organization can help Big Brothers Big Sisters and the children in the area, please contact Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge.
Check out Newswatch 16’s coverage of the event!
More about Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge currently has approximately 450 children in need, over 220 active matches, and 250 families impacted!
Their mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1 to 1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Statistics have shown that those involved in their program have been 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs and 52% less likely to skip school.
For more information on Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge, check out their page on our Charities site.
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