Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast
and Comcast launched a new program in
partnership with Lee County Public Schools
that will help a group of Fort Myers Middle
Academy students gain a special learning
experience outside the classroom.
Big Brother Herb Moller has generously offered to match every dollar donated to launch Gateway to Success in Manatee County up to $12,500 through the Five Talent Fund. Our Gateway to Success Initiative matches at-risk middle school students with caring adult mentors who then together work through a series of “success” activities specifically designed to prepare students to enter high school. Donate today to have your gift matched dollar for dollar to help us launch Gateway to Success in Manatee County.
It was a beautiful day at the Bradenton Riverwalk for The BIG Car Show! A big thank you to everyone who joined us, especially our sponsors and car enthusiasts. It was fun for the whole family, plus some of the hottest sets of wheels on the Sun Coast! The best part? All funds raised positively impact the lives of our local Manatee County families.
Thank you to everyone that supported Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast during Give Where You Live 30. We would also like to thank the Community Foundation of Collier County for organizing this fantastic event and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation for providing a $300,000 matching fund. Thanks to your support, we will be able to make two new Big/Little matches for a year in Collier County.
As a Big, Joe Weber believes children benefit from positive relationships that foster their ability to succeed and thrive. Your financial support will make it possible for a new generation of Bigs like Joe to change the lives of children facing adversity in our community. Will you join us?
A BIG thank you to everyone that joined us to Golf Fore Kids’ Sake at Grey Oaks Country Club on October, 10. They enjoyed a great day of golf, food, fun, and raffles to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast and raise funds for kids facing adversity in Collier County.
A BIG thank you to our sponsors and the Englewood community for the success of our culinary extravaganza on Saturday, October 25. Guests enjoyed delicious culinary samplings, musical entertainment by Rick Krieger and Henry Monzello and a silent auction all benefitting mentoring programs for children in Englewood. Click the link below to check out pictures from the event and find out who the winning chefs were.
Sold out! That’s what happens when you gather a fabulous committee for the 2nd Annual Sneaker Ball. Highlights of the evening included the zany, creative and colorful sneakers, guitarist Patrick Daut, Magician James Chartier and musical entertainment by DJ John Pomerantz. Big Thanks to our Chair, Linda Cautero and her fabulous committee! Click here to view the event photo album.