Big Brother Jeff Cowan and Little Brother Joe were matched up in 1987, today they are still as close as ever. This holiday season you can help
create more Matches like Jeff and Joe. By becoming a Match Maker or donating to Big Brothers Big Sisters you will be introducing one of our 500+ waiting kids to their Big. Give the gift of friendship this holiday season! Missouri tax credits are available for donations over $1,000.
After a successful fundraising and award winning first half of the year, BBBS-KC is now taking on a new challenge to match more kids in a 5 month time frame than ever before. The mission is to take 350 waiting kids off of the waiting list and to match them with their Big.
Nominations for the 2014 Big of the Year is now open!
BIG OF THE YEAR 2014! | It’s that time of the year again to honor an extraordinary Big by nominating them for Big of the Year! All nominees will be notified of the nomination and a Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple, and Kauffman mentor will be awarded at our annual Match Appreciation Banquet this year- with one Big Brother and one Big Sister chosen to compete in the state competition. So take the time to recognize a Big who is making a big difference and nominate someone today! The deadline is January 7, 2014. Click here to nominate an extraordinary Big.
Big Brothers Big Sisters opening an office in Independence, MO
On Thursday, October 3, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS-KC) will be opening the doors of a new office in Independence, MO as part of an extended effort to serve the children of Eastern Jackson County. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at the new office, located inside Office Products Alliance on the Independence Square, 101 S. Main Street, Independence, MO at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 2.
Bowl For Kids’ Sake Fundraiser Brings in Record-Breaking Amount
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS-KC) ended their largest annual fundraiser, Bowl For Kids’ Sake last week with fantastic results. The agency raised over $475,000, which far surpassed their original goal of $340,000 and is a record-high total for the event.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City named top Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the country
Last week in Denver, Colorado, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS-KC) was awarded three of the network’s highest honors, including the award for Agency of the Year which is awarded to the top BBBS agency in the country. Out of nearly 400 local agencies Kansas City’s Big Brothers Big Sisters agency was recognized as the top-performing agency in the country. In addition to Agency of the Year, BBBS-KC received the Gold Standard award and a $25,000 grant for implementing a successful alumni plan.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City Receives $250,000 in Missouri Tax Credits
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS-KC) was recently awarded $250,000 in tax credits through the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Youth Opportunities Program (YOP). The program allocates tax credits to organizations administering positive youth development. BBBS-KC was awarded the maximum amount of credit to serve children at-risk in the Greater Kansas City community.