Big Brothers Big Sisters in Western Crawford County Seeks Teams to “Bowl For Kids’ Sake”

Big Brothers Big Sisters in Western Crawford County Seeks Teams to “Bowl For Kids’ Sake”

News and Events - January 31, 2017

MEADVILLE, PA (January 30, 2017) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of NW PA in Western Crawford County is looking for businesses, organization and individuals to participate in its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraising event. The event will take place on April 1 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Plaza Bowling Lanes in Meadville. Multiple bowling sessions will be offered throughout the day.

“The vision of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to ensure that all children achieve success in life, and Bowl For Kids’ Sake is a great opportunity for the community to come together in support of a positive future for kids right here in Crawford County,” said Brian DiFonzo, Program Supervisor of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of NW PA in Western Crawford County. “Every dollar raised at Bowl For Kids’ Sake directly funds the mentoring program in Crawford County, so every single person who participates has a hand in helping to improve the life of a local child.”

Anyone can sign up to participate in Bowl For Kids’ Sake. Each bowler receives unlimited bowling for two hours, free food and beverages, and a chance to win great door prizes throughout each session. Local businesses can get involved by becoming a sponsor, donating prizes, and encouraging employees to put together bowling teams.

“At last year’s event we raised nearly $20,000 to support the program,” said Greg Loop, President & CEO of Family Services of NW PA. “We are so grateful to the community for welcoming Big Brothers Big Sisters back into Crawford County and continuing to help us improve the lives of local children.”

To learn more and sign up for Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl For Kids’ Sake, visit office.fsnwpa.org/bfkscraw or call 814-724-4800 x135. Local businesses interested in sponsoring the event can also call for more information.

About Bowl For Kids’ Sake
Bowl For Kids’ Sake is the largest fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of NW PA in Western Crawford County, with 100% of the proceeds going directly into the program to recruit new volunteers and support current matches. This year’s major sponsors include Ainsworth Pet Nutrition, Interim Healthcare, and Hagan Business Machines.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”). To learn how you can positively impact a child’s life, donate, or volunteer, visit office.fsnwpa.org/bfkscraw.

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