Support BBBSSWCT on August 12th at our Annual New Haven Country Club Golf Tournament. If last year is any indication, the day will be beautiful, the greens impeccable, the food delicious, and the crowd will be lots of fun!
You can be a vital part of our organization and help us achieve our mission to help provide at-risk kids with a one-to-one mentor to help that child grow and mature into a responsible adult . It takes the hearts and hands of many caring individuals to make a real difference in the lives of children facing adversity in Southwestern Connecticut. Joining a committee is a wonderful way to get involved.
Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2013 was a success all around! Many of our friends and families came out to Nutmeg Bowl in Fairfield to support us. Thank you to all who did. With your help we raised over $40,000 – funds that bring us closer to our goal of providing a mentor to every child in SW CT who needs or wants one.
The three state affiliates of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America were fortunate to team up with the Connecticut Broadcasters Association (CBA) in a landmark statewide effort to recruit mentors for local youth throughout the month of January. Radio and TV stations across Connecticut broadcasted specially produced public service announcements and aired interviews and news features to encourage residents to become volunteer mentors.
We at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut are basking in the afterglow of our Volunteer Appreciation Event, held earlier this week. Although we know all of our matches are special, our case managers chose 6 men or women they felt deserved to be called Big Brother or Big Sister of the Year 2012.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America names new national spokesperson
A small group of teen and pre-teen boys and their mentors joined Oscar Award Winning Actor Jamie Foxx at a private party at his Los Angeles-area home to celebrate the actor’s newest and biggest role ever -- national spokesperson for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut will host an all-day book fair at Barnes and Noble locations nationwide on January 26, 2013 and online from January 26-30, 2013. The book fair is to help raise funds for supporting our one-to-one mentor programs throughout Fairfield county, New Haven county and the Naugatuck Valley.