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Virtual Bowl for Kids' Sake

Bowl for Kids' Sake has gone VIRTUAL! 

 In compliance with orders from the Governor we are suspending the Hampton Roads and Virginia Peninsula Bowl for Kids’ Sake bowling parties. Helping to mitigate the spread of the virus means minimizing contact with large groups of people, especially at indoor events. But we are adaptable – and so is Bowl for Kids’Sake!

 It’s more important now than ever that we are able to support the hundreds of kids that need mentors in Virginia. Bowl for Kids’ Sake is BBBS’ largest annual fundraiser, and we’re still $22,604 away from our yearly goal! Since we can't host a physical event, we're having a virtual one! The rules are almost exactly the same as before – except we will be offering the chance to play a brand new exclusive BBBS Bowling Video Game! 

How to participate:

Sign up

Sign up your team and add your participants through this page.

Fundraise

All teams need to raise their $500 by 5:00 on April 24th.  

Bowl

On April 25th at 12:00 we will send out the link and instructions to all qualified teams to use the video game. Each team member will have until 2:00 pm to send us their BEST score to be combined into the team score. At 2:00, we will collect all scores, award prizes and celebrate all your hard work!  

Prizes will be awarded to the top three fundraising teams, top individual fundraiser, high scoring team, high scoring individual and the high scoring team. We will also have a few social media contests - stay tuned for details!

$18,299

raised of $35,000 goal

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.
In Support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.
Active in Virginia since 1962, Big Brothers Big Sisters creates and supports one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. BBBS serves youths ages 6 to 18 by matching youth (Littles) with caring, consistent adult mentors (Bigs). Bigs and Littles meet weekly and work towards goals that help the Little build social skills, increase academic achievement, and create healthy lifestyles. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides mentors throughout Greater Richmond, Tri-Cities, Hampton Roads and the Greater Virginia Peninsula.
YOUR GIFT MATTERS

$5,000

Sponsor the recruitment of new mentors for a year. 70% of requests for a Big come from single parents of boys, but only 40% of mentors are men. Help us recruit the mentors we need through media, events, corporate lunch & learns, and more.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE

$2,500

Sponsor a training opportunity for 30 Bigs. Training of Bigs goes beyond initial orientation. Big Brothers Big Sisters provides training on LGBTQ+ inclusivity, fact vs. value based decision making and current trends in drug and alcohol use.

1
MAKE A DIFFERENCE

$1,000

Sponsor the first year of coaching for a Match. Each Match receives professional support from our staff, including monthly check-ins, coaching and training. This adds up to 32 hours of coaching per match during their first year.

3
MAKE A DIFFERENCE

$500

Sponsor the costs of ten background checks for potential mentors. Child safety is the first factor in matching Bigs & Littles and is key to ensure we clear the path to a child's brightest future. Each potential Big has an extensive, layered background check completed prior to their interview.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE