Donation sends 'Little Brother' to Xavier basketball camp
Kevin and Debbie Mattis know a good thing when they see it, and they knew the benefits of sending their kids to Chris Mack’s basketball camp at Xavier were good for them. Learning more about the game helped them on the court, but the Mattis’ saw life lessons such as sportsmanship being taught as well. In 1999, they called Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati and offered to provide the funding for a child to attend the camp. Kevin and Debbie have made that donation every year since. And this year, the donation meant that 9-year old Rashad would get to go to the Chris Mack camp.
Each month BBBS of Greater Cincinnati features a match that exemplifies the positive power of mentoring. Click below to read more about this month's highlighted match....Big Sister Kelly Cousino and Little Sister Kamryn.
Cincinnati Nature Center invites Big Brothers Big Sisters to 'Hike For Health'
The Cincinnati Nature Center and Interact For Health teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati to give “Bigs” and “Littles” an opportunity to explore the outdoors. As part of National Trails Day, the Cincinnati Nature Center kicked off its Hike For Your Health Challenge and invited Big Brothers Big Sisters to join in.
Big Brothers Big Sisters leader receives New Century Award
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati is pleased to share the news that agency President & CEO Kathy List has been named a New Century Award Winner by the United Way. List is honored as a Community Service Award winner, with the United Way citing her decade-long dedication...
Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Outing raises more than $160K for mentoring
A windy and chilly morning gave way to sunshine and 70s as a full field of golfers played the courses at Kenwood Country Club to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati. For the 19th year, Outback Steakhouse Joint Venture Partner Kent Little sponsored the event, which raised more than $160,000 for the mentoring agency.
You may have seen the bus ads and billboards announcing this year’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake (BFKS) fundraising effort by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati, and the events are proving to be a terrific success in all corners of the Tri-State.
Little Sister Kaydee has been matched with her Big Sister Donna for 9 years. In addition to being a Big Sister, Donna is celebrating her 30th anniversary working at the agency. Kaydee sent this letter to Donna: