Match Maker Breakfast
April 11, 2018 at The Gallery in downtown KCMO provided a great morning of inspiration to over 230 guests. The 5th Annual Match Maker Breakfast presented by McCown Gordon Construction and hosted by Honorary Chair, Founder and President of McCown Gordon Construction, Brett Gordon and his wife Becky. Brett’s Son, Shane Gordon and his Little, Chase -gave a heartwarming welcoming - followed by Dr. Mark Bedell, KCPS Superintendent. Dr. Bedell spoke on mentorship, the mentors who have changed his life and the quality friendships that BBBSKC creates which ended with a standing ovation.Full Article
Match Appreciation Banquet 2018 Recap
At this year’s Big Brother Big Sisters Match Appreciation Banquet presented by Phone Medic and Wireless Lifestyle, we had over 415 matches attend along with sponsors and supports of the agency, tallying up to almost 1,250 people in attendance. KC Wolf, Blue and Sluggerrr in the house taking photos with matches and strutting the red carpet in style. Moon Drop Circus performed before the doors open with the Rosetta Sisters, an acrobatic duo and Jason D’Vaude, who was able to balance on a very tall unicycle while juggling.Full Article
We Heart KC
When you think about our city what words come to your mind? Is it BBQ or Fountains? Is it Arts or Jazz? Is it Royals, Chiefs or Sporting? When we think of Kansas City, it’s all of these words and much more. When we reflect on our 53 years here and how we got here, it all comes back to the people. The people of Kansas City are who we are truly in love with. The people of Kansas City are the ones who have made our city thrive and who have truly made BBBSKC help change the lives of children.Full Article
Companies and Their Employees are doing it up BIG!
Big Brothers Big Sisters is fortunate to have great people involved, helping to change children's lives, each year. Without our Bigs, volunteers, donors, board members, event participants our organization could not serve the kids we serve, and for that, we appreciate and are thankful for each and every one of them. Of these, are some amazing corporate partners. These companies are doing more than just writing a check, they are providing their employees with opportunities to get involved as well, making a deeper impact on the kids in our program.Full Article
Ready. Set. Bid!
In 2 short days, Big Brothers Big Sisters and The Independent will host the 12th Annual Most Wanted Auction at the Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland. Over the years this event has evolved into one of the top fundraisers, and most important events, that we hold all year. This year we’ve set an ambitious goal of $500,000, last year’s event brought in $430,000.Full Article
Giving Tuesday at BBBSKC
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday and we couldn’t be more excited here at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City! By now you’ve probably eaten through all of your Thanksgiving leftovers, caught up on your favorite TV shows, rejoiced in your Black Friday steals, and strung out a few Christmas decorations. But, have you made a plan to support your favorite nonprofit on Giving Tuesday? No?Full Article