Newport firefighters provide partnership, motivation for kids
About 400 kids in the Tri-State are waiting to be paired with a Big Brother or Big Sister, and one firefighter has decided to make a difference. In his rally for support, Newport Fire Chief Gary Auffart lead by example and recruited help from others along the way. He hopes to bring cheer to children by working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati.
NKU's Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity raises funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Matt Hepner and his fraternity brothers at Northern Kentucky University always look forward to Philanthropy Week, but were especially determined to raise a lot of money this year, because they felt connected to the new cause they were raising money for
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.
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...