Graduations are momentous occasions that call for a time of celebration. These milestone moments signify the end of an era and dawn of a new beginning. Traditionally, the month of May is one of the most popular months for graduations to be held. It is during this time of year that many gather to acknowledge the accomplishments of loved ones and friends. Ironically, May also symbolizes the forthcoming shift from spring to the summer season.Full Article
The Board of all Boards!
The BBBSKC board is not a board you enter into lightly. Each board member believes that mentoring is a solution for our at-risk youth, agrees to make BBBS one of their top two priority organizations and personally commits to supporting the agency, along with raising money to hit a give/get of $10,000.Full Article
How BBBSKC Uses Metrics to Evaluate Success
At BBBSKC, we value data as the best way to evaluate our impact in our community. As we move toward another year of 100% of our 12th grade Littles graduating (three years in a row), a program defining expansion of service through our ACES program, and a fifth nomination as the best large market BBBS agency in America, this approach continues to serve our children and our community well.Full Article
Former Chiefs Players Team Up with BBBSKC
The Kansas City Ambassadors is a group of forty-four former Kansas City Chiefs players from throughout the club’s history who are committed to creating impact in their community. The Ambassadors are the only group of its kind in the NFL and inductees into the group are hand-picked based on tenure and their willingness to participate in Ambassador outreach events and meetings.Full Article
News Flash: Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake is NOT all about bowling!
Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake packs a whole lot of fun into a 90-minute party for you and your charitable teammates. After raising some money online to support BBBS, your team will arrive at the bowling alley to celebrate your overall fundraising awesomeness. All teams will enjoy free cosmic bowling, beer, soda, pizza and prizes.Full Article
Lessons Learned from my 14 years as a Big
One of the best decisions that I’ve made was to focus on being an active citizen – making conscious decisions to give of my time as well as through other means. Over the past 14 years, I’ve been a proud Big Brother. It’s come with its range of emotions – laughter, surprise, sadness, disappointment, hope, accomplishment, fulfillment – none of which I would trade. But, I now see that I’m one of the longer-tenured “Bigs” and am in the unique position to actually provide some advice to current and prospective Big Brothers, Sisters and Couples!Full Article
Step Up Big with Eric Hosmer
Who’s ready for baseball season?! I think it’s safe to say we're all excited about the weather beginning to warm up and our Kansas City Royals being back at Kauffman. With the regular schedule kicking off Monday, April 10, we are gearing up for our 3rd annual Step Up Big with Eric Hosmer campaign.Full Article