BBBSKC is now accepting Big of the Year nominations! All nominees will be notified of the nomination. A Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple, and ACES mentor will be awarded at our annual Match Appreciation Banquet this year and one Big Brother and one Big Sister will be nominated for state Big of the Year. Please note that to be eligible for the KC Big of the Year award you can be matched for any length of time, but the BBBSA national award nominees must be either a Big Brother or Big Sister in the community based program and matched for at least 2 years. The deadline is January 19, 2015. Visit www.bbbskc.org/bigoftheyear15 to view the application.
Kansas City Chief Kicker Cairo Santos hosting “Kicking Big” challenge
Kansas City Chief Kicker Cairo Santos launched his “Kicking Big” campaign last week to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC). Santos will be asking his followers and Kansas City Chiefs fans to pledge a donation for each field goal he makes during the months of November and December. Each pledge will benefit BBBSKC and help match over 500 waiting kids with a mentor.
After 17 years in our Westport office, located at 3908 Washington Street, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) is looking forward to the next big thing as we prepare to move to a new headquarters, located at 1709 Walnut Street, in the Crossroads District of Kansas City, MO. Our new headquarters will allow for growth over the coming years and will provide and exceptional environment for sharing our story and providing ongoing trainings and workshops to families and volunteers. You can leave your legacy and be a part of The Next Big Thing!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City to begin construction on new building in Crossroads District
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) officially began construction on a new building in the Crossroads District on Friday, October 17, 2014. Lead donors, board members, staff and media gathered for a demolition ceremony to mark the beginning of a new chapter for BBBSKC. The ceremony took place at the new building, located at 1709 Walnut Street in Kansas City, Missouri.
BBBSKC is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Phone Medic
BBBSKC will receive a contribution for each phone that Phone Medic repairs. If you're experiencing phone issues stop by your nearest Phone Medic location to get your phone fixed and support life changing friendships for kids in Kansas City.
The Most Wanted Auction presented by KC Magazine's Most Wanted Honorees
| Saturday, December 6, 2014 | The Madrid - 3810 Main Street, Kansas City, MO | VIP 6:00 PM; GA 7:00 PM; Auction 8:00 PM | Don't miss this one-of-a-kind party and the best live auction in KC. Join us as we honor KC Magazine's 2014 Most Wanted Honorees as they auction off once-in-a-lifetime auction packages to benefit BBBSKC. Bid with friends on a group package, purchase an amazing trip to enjoy in 2015 or buy an auction package that allows you to hang out with your favorite KC celebrity. GA tickets are $40/each in advance and include 2 drinks and light appetizers. VIP tickets are $100/each or 4 for $300 and include seating, meet and greet with honorees, food, signature cocktails and early entry. This is not a sit-down, stuffy auction; it’s an exciting atmosphere where you can mix, mingle, eat, drink and bid on the biggest and best auction packages in KC. Online ticketing is now closed. A limited number of GA tickets will be available at the door on Saturday at the Madrid.