“Bowl for Kids’ Sake cis an opportunity to have fun for a great cause – our children’s futures,” says Shay Girard, Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Regional Executive Director. “No matter how someone chooses to be involved—bowler, team captain, sponsor, or even a virtual bowler—each person has a hand in helping to start a child on the right path. “
Teams of five or six will compete against other teams – as bowlers and as fundraisers. Each team will receive two free games of bowling, as well as food and drinks, t-shirts, and several chances to win prizes. Awards will be given for top fundraisers and event theme participation. This year’s event is 90’s themed. Teams are encouraged to wear their favorite fashions from that decade. As a special fundraising incentive, the three teams that raise the most money prior to the event will get to enjoy a pre-event party at the Capital Grille in Fort Worth, as well as travel in a luxury party bus to and from the bowling alley compliments of Gotta Go Trailways.
Funds raised at this event will allow Big Brothers Big Sisters to carefully make more mentoring matches and provide ongoing assistance for mentors, mentees and families to help build and sustain long lasting relationships. By pledging to raise a minimum of $125, you can help Big Brothers Big Sisters reach its goal to raise $40,000 through Bowl For Kids’ Sake to help more than 80 children within Tarrant County.
For more information, register a team or make a donation, visit bowlforkidssake.org and click “Fort Worth.”
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring organization, holds itself accountable for children in its program to achieve measurable outcomes, such as educational success; avoidance of risky behaviors; and higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. Partnering with parents/guardians, schools, corporations and others in the community, Big Brothers Big Sisters carefully pairs children (“Littles”)
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity, often those of single or low-income households or families where a parent is incarcerated or serving in the military, with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’