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  • Shop For A Cause
  • Find the magic of giving back as Macy’s celebrates a national day of support for our community. Shop For A Cause gives you the opportunity to give back to your community and help Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. Purchase a $5 Shopping Pass for 25% off all purchases in every Macy’s store on Saturday, August 23, and we keep 100% of the proceeds.
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  • Check Presentation
  • Big Thanks to Publix Super Markets Charities for their generous contribution of $16,000. The funds are in support of our 2014-2015 fundraising efforts benefitting our one-to-one mentoring programs. We appreciate the continued support, thank you!
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  • Chefs Cooking For Kids- North Port
  • Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast on Saturday, September 20 at Heron Creek Golf & Country Club for a culinary extravaganza with leading local chefs and restaurants. Enjoy delicious samplings created by our guest Chefs de Cuisine.
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  • United Way Suncoast
  • has awarded a $16,912.50  grant for one-to-one mentoring programs. With their continued support, we can serve children in the area by pairing them with a caring adult mentor who, research has shown, changes the life of a child for the better, forever.
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  • 10 Grand for the 10th
  • We  want the community to know how much Dr. Thakkar’s donation has impacted us and we are very appreciative of his support. “Dr. Thakkar and his wife, Tarlika, have been regular supporters of Big Brothers Big Sisters as well as Winter Fest and decided to increase their donation amount as well as donate it early to encourage other supporters to do the same,” said Ron Drabik, COO of Thakkar’s practice.
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  • Photos from BIG Car Show Event
  • Look through our slideshow of photos from our BIG Car Show Event in Fort Myers. This event benefits the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast kids in the Lee County area. July 6, 2014 at the Edison Park Cinemas.
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  • United Way of South Sarasota County (UWSSC)
  • has awarded a $17,000 grant for one-to-one mentoring programs. With their continued support, we can serve children in the area by pairing them with a caring adult mentor who research has shown changes the life of a child for the better, forever.

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  • YOU can end the wait.
  • Only someone like you can change the stories of the children we serve. It doesn't matter how your story starts, it only matters how it ends. 400 kids are waiting. Help us end the wait.
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  • Universal Studios-Celebrates Bigs of the Year
  • It was a day of celebration at Universal Studios, as they opened the park to all Bigs of the Year and their Littles. Each Big of the Year and their Little, (along with a guest)  from our 13 agencies in the State enjoyed an awesome day filled with excitement, endless laughter, great times and a beautiful luncheon in their honor.
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