Successful Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2018 benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters
Charleston, S.C. (August 22, 2018) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carolina Youth Development Center are highly pleased to announce that the Bowl For Kids’ Sake 2018 raised more than $27,000 which enables Big Brothers Big Sisters to support existing matches and recruit new mentors to serve the more than 200 children on the current waiting list.
The event was held on August 11th, 2018 at the Charleston Rifle Club. This fun day of bowling was a great success and a great time for all who attended. Insert winning team? YES and its score – something like: The success of this event would not be possible without the support of the community, volunteers and gracious donors including; Publix Super Market Charities, Ocean Surf Shop, Carpet Baggers, and Crews Subaru.
“This event is always such a fun time and we’re lucky to have great sponsors. The generosity of the community will help us continue the important work of mentoring in Charleston!”-Christina Hoffecker, Program Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carolina Youth Development Center
With the help of a network of donors, partners, family members and advocates, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carolina Youth Development Center carefully matches at-risk youths with caring, adult role models. Research proves that children enrolled in Big Brothers Big Sisters programs are more likely to improve in school and in their relationships with family and friends, and less likely to skip school or use illegal drugs or alcohol.
To learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters, visit www.becomeabig.org
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carolina Youth Development Center seeks to change the lives of children facing adversity for the better, forever. Operating across the Tri-county area in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, our mentors work with children in the community, in their schools and many places in between. Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children achieve success in school, help them avoid risky behaviors such as getting into fights and trying drugs and alcohol, and helps them improve their self-confidence. We hold ourselves accountable to our supporters by regularly measuring our impact.
About Carolina Youth Development Center (CYDC)
Founded in 1790, Carolina Youth Development Center is an important part of the Charleston Orphan House, America’s first publicly funded orphanage. Today, CYDC provides programs reaching over 1200 children and youth locally each year. CYDC cares for young people with very serious problems, including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, abandonment, and severe emotional disorders. For more information visit www.cycd.org