BBBSKC Named Ingrams Magazine Best Non Profit in KC
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City was recognized in this month's issue of Ingram's magazine as the Best Non-Profit, earning a Gold status. Thank you for your support in helping put BBBSKC on top. Visit www.ingramsonline.com to read more about KC's Best of Business.
The Big Impact Group will be hosting the 5th annual BBBS-KC Disc Golf tournament on Saturday, September 20 at Thornfield Private Disc Golf Course. Competitive and Non-competitive heats available. To register visit www.bbbskc.org/discgolf2014.
Each year, KC Magazine selects 25 dynamic, charismatic, passionate, hard-working professionals to be honored as KC’s Most Wanted. These individuals are movers and shakers who are making a difference in their profession, in their community and in the lives of the people around them. These are people that deserve to be recognized for the work they have already accomplished and for their ambitions that we are sure will be turning heads for years to come.
ESPN Sportswriter, Jason Whitlock is back in Kansas City for one night only and he's bringing some straight talk about sports. Join Jason on Tuesday, Sept. 30, along with his special guests, Frank Boal and Sean Tyler, for food drinks and great conversation while learning more about how you can get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit www.bbbskc.org/whitlock to purchase tickets.
Kansas City Chiefs host Chiefs Charity Game during the first pre-season game of the year
Over $600,000 raised for Big Brothers Big Sisters
The Kansas City Chiefs took on the Cincinnati Bengals at the first pre-season game of the year. However, this game takes on a new meaning to area kids. This game, coined the Chiefs Charity Game, has raised over $600,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters this year.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBS-KC) ended their largest annual fundraiser, Bowl For Kids’ Sake with fantastic results. The agency raised over $490,000, which surpassed their original goal of $485,000 and is a record-high total for the event. BBBSKC celebrated this successful Bowl for Kids' Sake at the Super Team Party on Aug. 1. Thank you to all who participated, donated and sponsored.