Volunteers are needed for youth on the waiting list!
Visit our Branch Office page for contact information for the branch closest to you. Or click on the Volunteer page to download a Volunteer Enrollment form and send it in to get started! Just a little of your time — as little as one hour a week – makes a huge difference in the life of a child!
Drop-in Informational Sessions in Asheville:
North Asheville library on Mon. Sept. 15 from 12:00-1:00
Tue. Sept. 23 at Asheville Pizza downtown from 5:00-7:00
Wed. Oct. 8 12:00-2:00 West Asheville library
Tue. Oct. 14 5:00-7:00 Daugherty’s American Kitchen & Drink (Arden)
Mon. Oct. 20 12:00-1:00 Weaverville library
Thur. Oct. 23 5:00-7:00 Creekside Taphouse (Haw Creek)
You are invited to attend a fundraiser for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Henderson County at Burntshirt Vineyards! Sunday, Oct. 5 from 2:30-4:30. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here or contact Jeff Kowalak at 693-8153. Tickets are $45 per person and include 5 wine samples, great food, live music, silent and live auctions! See the flier below for more details.
Thank you to United Way for hosting this summer’s School Supply Drive! And thank you to generous local businesses and individuals for donating filled backpacks for students! Many youth in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program will benefit from your support. Backpack pick-up for families will be Monday, Aug. 4 between 3:30 and 5:30 and Tuesday, Aug. 5 between 11:00 and 1:00 downstairs in the United Way building. Backpacks are for currently matched Littles in the community-based program.
THANK YOU to everyone who supported Raft for Kids’ Sake on Saturday, August 2 to benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Swain County!
Run for Kids’ Sake on June 21 was a blast! Congratulations to the runners and walkers who participated! Visit our Run for Kids’ Sake photo album on our Facebook page for more fun photos and list of participants and times! Thanks to Warren Wilson College for allowing the race to happen on their beautiful campus!
Thanks to our Sponsors!
Blue Ridge Foot Centers
On May 20, staff, Bigs, and family members honored more than 50 Littles and graduates for various accomplishments! Pictured at the left are: Jeff Kowalak, Henderson County Program Coordinator, Little Brother and Graduate Austin, and his Big Brother John.
Thank you to Asheville High School, the Glass Foundation, Asheville Pizza, and Cici’s Pizza for making this event a huge success!
Start Something Big in a child’s life today! Men and women are needed to be Big Brothers and Big Sisters to youth in all nine counties that we serve! Enjoy fun activities just like Matt and Benjamin do! Enjoy a rewarding and fun way to support your local community! Visit our “Volunteer” page to download a volunteer enrollment form or visit our “Branch Offices” page to see contact info for our nine counties.
Presented by Blue Ridge Foot Centers
Thanks to all the runners and walkers who participated in the Run For Kids’ Sake 5K on June 15! And a huge thanks to our sponsors below! Congratulations to all the winners!Click for race results… Run For Kids’ Sake 2013 Results
Thanks to Our Sponsors
Join us for Bowl For Kids’ Sake on February 23 in Buncombe, Burke, and Henderson Counties and on March 9 to benefit Haywood County! Visit our Events page for all the details about how to get involved and how to use our easy, online fundraising! Bring your completed Sponsor Form to the check-in table at the event.
Thanks to our generous sponsors, every penny that bowlers raise goes directly to mentoring programs for youth in that county! Thank you for helping to make our largest annual fundraiser a huge success! Don’t forget to call your local office to sign up for a time to bowl! See you at the lanes!