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  • 100 Men in a 100 Days
  • While Big Brothers Big Sisters accepts volunteers from all walks of life, there is a greater need for male mentors. Currently, 52% of the youth we serve in our program are boys and 39% of the volunteers are men.
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  • Comcast NBCUniversal Expands Beyond School Walls
  • Comcast and NBCUniversal and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America have announced the expansion of Comcast Beyond School Walls program to Baltimore, MD and Fort Myers, FL. Big Brothers Big Sisters began its relationship with Comcast in 2008 in Philadelphia, and has since Invested more than $57 million in cash and in-kind support to change children’s lives.

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  • Golf Fore Kids' Sake- Collier County
  • 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.
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  • Chefs Cooking For Kids- Englewood
  • 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.
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  • Sneaker Ball for the Kids
  • Come have a ball with us at the Sneaker Ball benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. Enjoy an evening of dinner, dancing and an outrageous sneaker contest while supporting the local youth in the Venice community. Wear your finest but sneakers are a must!
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  • Chefs Cooking For Kids- North Port
  • A BIG thanks to our sponsors and everyone who joined us on Saturday, September 20 at Heron Creek Golf & Country Club for a culinary extravaganza of leading local chefs and restaurants. Be sure to check our our event photo gallery.
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  • The 'BIG' Clay Shoot
  • A BIG thanks to our sponsors and the fantastic support we have received from the Venice community for our second annual 'BIG' Clay Shoot presented by The Herald Tribune. It was a great day of sporting clays, food and raffle at Sarasota Trap, Skeet & Clays all to raise funds for kids facing adversity on the Sun Coast.
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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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  • 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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