WE NEED YOUR VOTES! Good news! Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bride is receiving a donation from Safeco Insurance, thanks to the Yeager Insurance Agency, LLC. Safeco selected the Yeager Insurance Agency, LLC, for a "Make More Happen Award" because of how they volunteer with Big Brothers Big … Read more about WE NEED YOUR VOTES!
Big Brothers of The Bridge of Monroe County held its annual telethon on Sunday, November 2. The show aired from 12 noon to 8 p.m. on Blue Ridge Cable Channel 13 and was broadcast from the campus of East Stroudsburg University. Throughout the day, dozens of volunteers manned the phone lines while an … Read more about Monroe County Annual Telethon
Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge of Monroe County held a Benefit Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 10 at the Fernwood Golf Course. Thank you to everyone that worked on this event and participated. It was a gorgeous fall day in the Poconos and everyone had a great time! … Read more about Benefit Golf Tournament at Fernwood Golf Course
Join us from Monday, October 6, to Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10am to 6pm to raise money to support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Bring in your precious metals gold, silver and platinum in any condition, gold and silver coins, and sterling silver flatware to James Diamond National … Read more about James Diamond Cash for Gold Event
On July 24, Rocky from 98.5 KRZ arranged for a group of children from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge waiting list to spend a day at Knoebels Amusement Resort. The children were provided with round-trip transportation on a limo bus, a lunch picnic and all-day passes to the rides. Thank … Read more about Knoebels with Rocky from 98.5 KRZ
WNEP did a great news piece on the needs of the program in Monroe County. Click logo or link below to see article/video clip. http://wnep.com/2014/09/04/big-brothers-big-sisters-of-the-bridge-need-more-bigs/ … Read more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge Need More “Bigs”
Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge, serving Monroe County, will host a benefit golf tournament on Friday, October 10, at the Fernwood Golf Course. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and lunch will be available. There will be a 12 noon shotgun start, with a four-person scramble format. An awards … Read more about Monroe County Golf Tournament
Students of Coughlin High School recently held a “Care Fair” at the Solomon Plains Educational Complex. The event featured food, entertainment, pony rides, a bounce-house and more. A portion of the day’s proceeds benefited Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge and check for $1,068 was recently … Read more about Coughlin students support Big Brothers Big Sisters
On Thursday, May 15, the Kiwanis Club of Wilkes-Barre honored Tanya Olaviany, program director Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge, for her longtime service to area youth. Olaviany received the Tenth Annual Rev. Dr. Jule Ayers Spiritual Welfare Award, which recognizes selfless community service … Read more about OLAVIANY RECOGNIZED FOR LONGTIME SERVICE TO AREA’S YOUTH
We’d like to thank Holy Redeemer High School, Wyoming Valley West High School, Meyers High School, Luzerne County Community College and King’s College for recently allowing members of our staff to talk with students about volunteer opportunities with Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge. We’d also … Read more about Thank you to local schools & groups
Hello everyone, On behalf of Big Brothers of The Bridge, I would like to thank the community for its tremendous support of Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2014, which was held on March 29. Our Wilkes-Barre event, which took place at Stanton Lanes, raised $139,000, making it the most successful Bowl For Kids’ … Read more about Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2014 a huge success!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Bridge held its second annual “Walk For Kids’ Sake” on May 3 at Kirby Park. The 5K run and walk event served as a fundraiser for the agency and featured more than 60 runners and walkers. Congratulations to the top runners Chuck Kivlen and Briana Zablotney. Thank … Read more about Walk for Kids’ Sake 2014