The 1,000 Dreams Fund ‘Girls on the Rise’ Campaign Raises $10K in Funding to Support College Visits
Today, the 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF) announced a $10,000 donation from CommunityAmerica to their active crowdfunding campaign, “Girls on the Rise” (#GirlsOnTheRise) on Crowdrise. The campaign’s mission is to award funds for college visits to college-bound women in need.
We are excited to announce a new initiative with our partners at 1,000 Dreams organization - Girls on the Rise! Girls on the Rise will seek to raise $10,000 to help fund college visits for FIVE of BBBS' top college-bound young women. Go to https://www.crowdrise.com/girls-on-the-rise to donate and find out more about our Girls on the Rise.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City Expands Mentorship Program to Support Teens Through Post Secondary Education
New ACES program provides academic and career guidance to help teens prepare for next step
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) today announced plans to expand its one-on-one mentoring program with a new program called ACES (Adults Committed to Educating Students). The ACES program is specifically designed to support young adults from middle school throughout their chosen post secondary educational pursuits.
Rooftop Event in the Crossroads to raise $335,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City
This Saturday, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) will host their second annual RISE Rooftop Crawl event in the Crossroads district of Kansas City. The event will host 1,000 attendees and has raised $335,000 BBBSKC to date. Rise will be held Saturday, August 27 starting at 5:00 p.m. VIP ticket holders will check in at 5:00 p.m. at Barkley (1740 Main Street) and GA ticket holders will check in at 6:00 p.m. at Big Brothers Big Sisters (1709 Walnut Street.)
Big Brothers Big Sisters' Summer Bowl for Kids' Sake Raises Record Amount
Last week, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC) wrapped up their signature event, Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake at Park Lanes in Shawnee, Kansas. The event attracted more than 2,600 participants and raised a record-breaking $735,000, surpassing the $650,000 goal, making this the most successful fundraiser in BBBSKC’s history and the most successful Bowl for Kids’ Sake event in the country. BBBSKC will celebrate with a party Friday, August 5 at On Broadway.