RISE! Rooftop Crawl | Saturday, August 27 | We are excited to announce the second annual RISE Rooftop Crawl that will be even bigger and better than last year’s event. This year’s theme is Holiday Extravaganza! You will celebrate some of your favorite holidays all in one night while you crawl through 5 exclusive, private rooftops in the Crossroads. Enjoy a huge block party, food, drinks, music, silent auction and holiday themed fun. Visit bbbsrise.org for more information and to purchase tickets.
Kansas City Royals first baseman and BBBSKC spokesperson Eric Hosmer has launched Step Up Big campaign to benefit BBBSKC. Participants can pledge per double that he hits this season or sign up to become a Big. Visit www.stepupbig.org for more information.
It's time to register for the biggest feel-good party of the summer, Summer Bowl for Kids' Sake! Summer Bowl for Kids' Sake will be held July 11-15 & 18-23, 2016. To participate in Summer Bowl for Kids' Sake all you do is: form a team of 6, raise funds for BBBS and show up for a party with free cosmic bowling, beer, soda, pizza, prizes and more. Register now at www.summerbowl.org.
Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America awards local affiliates with top awards for their performance throughout the year. This year, BBBSKC was honored as a Quality Award winner for the eighth consecutive year. The Quality Award is given to less than 10% of affiliates across the U.S. and recognizes agencies that serve at least 150 children, raise at least $150,000 in revenue, achieve a 12-month retention rate of 64% of higher and maintain a match support rate of 90% or higher. BBBSKC has well exceeded expecations in each of these criteria.