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
A conversation on Current Events: Race, Culture, and Identity in America
“Who am I?” How would you answer that question using only 3 words? “Who do YOU think I am?” Which 3 words would someone you just met use to describe you? How different do you think those two lists of words might be? Would any of your words match up? “Who Am I?” vs. “Who do you think I am?” Last week our CEO, a group of Bigs, Littles, and Diversity Task Force members asked themselves those two questions to kick off our conversation on Race, Culture, and Identity in America.Full Article