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Big Brothers Big Sisters - Women on the Verge - Meatballs, Merlot and Martinis - Tuesday August, 22 2017
Big Brothers Big Sisters - MAHALO at the Mai-Kai - Monday August, 28 2017

 

Statement of Purpose: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. changes the lives of children, We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving: • Higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships • Avoidance of risky behaviors • Educational success By fostering one-to-one mentoring relationships for these youth, we increase their odds of succeeding in school, behaving nonviolently, avoiding drugs and alcohol and breaking negative cycles. Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest, and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. For nearly 40 years, our donor- driven, volunteer-supported organization has matched vulnerable children in Broward County with a caring adult who provides guidance, positive influences and friendship. Our professional staff provides ongoing support to the children, families and volunteers, building strong, long-lasting relationships.

 

Address: 4101 Ravenswood Road, Suite 123 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone Number: (954) 584-9990
Fax: (954) 584-9868
Email Address: anac@bbbsbroward.org
Web Site: http://www.bbbsbroward.org/

 

Number of Employees: 14

 

Major Fund-raisers: Deja Vu, Swing For Kids' Sake, Bowl For Kids' Sake, Kabuki Cook-off

 

Director(s): Ana Cedeno, Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Lachs, Chief Operations Officer
Key Personnel: Anne Gardiner, Program Director
Laura Fleming, Marketing Specialist

 

Founded: 1973
Community Served: Broward County

 

 

 

 

Previous Event Coverage:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward Swing for Kids’ Sake Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward Swing for Kids’ Sake
Big Brothers Big Sisters DEJA VU – a night at “The Whiskey” Big Brothers Big Sisters DEJA VU – a night at “The Whiskey”
Big Brothers Big Sisters – “Bowl for Kids Sake” Big Brothers Big Sisters – “Bowl for Kids Sake”
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward “Swing for Kids Sake” Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward “Swing for Kids Sake”
Big Brothers Big Sister of Broward – DeJa Vu Beach Party Big Brothers Big Sister of Broward – DeJa Vu Beach Party
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward – Kabuki Celebrity Cookoff Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward – Kabuki Celebrity Cookoff
Bank United Legacy Scholarship Fund Reception – Women on the Verge Bank United Legacy Scholarship Fund Reception – Women on the Verge
Strikes, Spares and Support for Bowl for Kids’ Sake – benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters Strikes, Spares and Support for Bowl for Kids’ Sake – benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters “Swing for Kids’ Sake” Golf Tournament Big Brothers Big Sisters “Swing for Kids’ Sake” Golf Tournament
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward “The Magic of MOTOWN” Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward “The Magic of MOTOWN”
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward “KABUKI” Celebrity Cookoff Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward “KABUKI” Celebrity Cookoff
June 03, 2013 Big Brothers Big Sisters "BOWL for KID'S SAKE"
October 06, 2012 Hundreds “Rock Out” at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward 9th Annual Déjà Vu Ball
August 20, 2012 Big Brothers Big Sisters "Kabuki Celebrity Cook-off"
June 29, 2012 Big Brothers Big Sisters - SWING for Kids Sake Golf Tournament
May 21, 2012 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward "Bowl for Kids Sake"
October 15, 2011 Big Brothers Big Sisters DEJA VU 2011 "Do the Hustle"
August 22, 2011 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County's Kabuki "Celebrity" Cook-off
May 23, 2011 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward "Bowl For Kids' Sake"
May 06, 2011 Swing for Kids' Sake Golf Tournament a BIG Success for Broward County
October 09, 2010 Big Brothers Big Sisters Deja Vu Ball "HOMECOMING"
September 24, 2010 An Evening With Paula Deen
August 23, 2010 Big Brothers Big Sisters "Kabuki Celebrity Cook-off"
May 17, 2010 First Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County
May 13, 2010 2nd Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County
April 20, 2010 Big Brothers Big Sisters - Breakfast with Miami Dolphins CEO Mike Dee
October 10, 2009 Big Brothers Big Sisters "Totally Awesome VU"
August 24, 2009 Big Brothers Big Sisters "Kabuki Celebrity Cook"
April 27, 2009 Big Brothers Big Sisters 2009 SWING FOR THE KIDS
October 18, 2008 Big Brothers Big Sister Broward County "Deja Vu" at Bahia Mar
August 25, 2008 Big Brothers Big Sisters Broward Kabuki Celebrity Cook-Off