Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee will host the annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event at Hillwood Strike & Spare in March 2012. Last year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake raised over $145,000 to help mentor children in the Middle Tennessee area.
The website for Bowl for Kids' Sake was recently launched and you can now sign up to participate, donate or volunteer.
For more information or to request a sponsorship information packet, please contact Ingrid Ransom at: [email protected].
What is Bowl for Kids’ Sake?
Bowl for Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters signature fundraiser. It’s about having fun to help kids. 100% of the funds raised go directly toward pairing young people with a team of caring adults to help them succeed, starting with their own Big Brother or Big Sister.
You can be a sponsor, a bowler, or both!
If you are a donor, know that your support is helping put Big Brothers and Big Sisters in the lives of children right here in our community. If you are a bowler, celebrate your fundraising efforts with us at a bowling party in your honor – and receive the satisfaction of knowing you’re making a big difference in a child’s
About Bowl for Kids’ Sake
Bowl for Kids’ Sake event has two different ways you can participate:
Large corporate groups or teams: Examples of corporate groups include individual stores of a restaurant chain bowling together or affiliated organizations, such as a group of attorney’s offices all bowling at the same time.
Individual teams: groups of five bowlers; they could be friends, co-workers, or neighbors who get together and form a team. Each person is asked to strive for a goal of raising $125 and $625 per team. Think of it as a math challenge – each team gets 25 people to donate $25! Your team will bowl with lots of other teams for a great night out for the kids!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee has been conducting a Bowl for Kids' Sake event for over 30 years. Bowl for Kids’ Sake investors have raised important revenue key to serving children in Middle Tennessee.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee helps children in our program overcome adversity and better positions them to reach their full potential. The agency is a volunteer and donor driven organization that matches children in need with a positive adult role model.
Revenue generated by this event is used to conduct background checks on volunteers to ensure child safety, and provide ongoing support for children, families and volunteers to build and sustain long-lasting relationships. In essence, the positive outcomes as a result of these relationships and the impact they have in the community is your return on investment. The average annual cost per match is $1,000.
Big Brothers Big Sisters improves children’s chances for succeeding in school, behaving nonviolently, avoiding drugs and alcohol, and breaking negative cycles. Located in Nashville and providing services to Davidson County and the contiguous counties, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee served 2,812 children in 2010.
You can change how children grow up in Middle Tennessee by going to www.mentorakid.org or calling (615)329-9191.