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.
KC Magazine’s Most Wanted Auction raises $357,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Saturday, December 6, KC Magazine held it’s 10th annual Auction benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City (BBBSKC.) This year’s auction raised a record-breaking $357,000, exceeding this year’s $200,000 goal. Each year, KC Magazine selects 30-35 dynamic, 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.