Sundance Vacations Sponsors Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Sundance Vacations Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania office sponsored Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge’s annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake at Stanton Lanes in Wilkes-Barre, PA on March 25, 2017.

The organization’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake is the charity’s biggest fundraiser of the year, in which teams of bowlers raise pledges to help children seeking mentors. In fact, Big Brothers Big Sisters had around 1,000 people attend their event!

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Our co-founder Tina Dowd and Alan Stout, Community and Resource Development head at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge, stand with our plaque for supporting the Bowl for Kids’ Sake event.

Sundance Vacations Wilkes-Barre office was proud to donate $3,000 towards the bowling day to help them reach their fundraising goal.

All in the all, the event helped Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge raise $102,500 to serve 270 children in Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA).

The money will go towards matching Littles with the right Big Brother or Sister by professional staff.

“We are very grateful for the very kind and very generous donation that Sundance Vacations made towards Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2017,” said Tanya Olaviany, program director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge. “It went a long way in helping the event reach its goal, and it will go a long way in helping serve the children of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  We thank you, again, for the tremendous support.”

For more information on Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge, check out their page on our Charities site.

View all charities Sundance Vacations Wilkes-Barre worked with here: Wilkes-Barre News.

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About Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge

The NEPA organization’s mission is to match children in need with volunteers to act as a mentor or friend.

Big Brother Big Sisters’ hope is that building these relationships help children develop high expectations and greater confidence throughout life.

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.

Littles have also shared many testimonials about how their Bigs have positively impacted their lives.

Check out their website to donate to their cause!

*Cover photo courtesy of Bob Chopick

Jennifer writes for Sundance Vacations’ Charities, Blog and News site. As our Digital Marketing Coordinator, she is the mastermind behind our YouTube videos and generates online content for our travel company.