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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast Announces its 2021-2022 Sarasota Community Board

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast is proud to announce its 2021-2022 Sarasota community board members to the organization. A local nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring potential in the youth across the Sun Coast, elected Carrie Collins, vice president of Aladdin Equipment Company as its chair to the Sarasota community board. Collins joined […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast Announces Grant Awards

Bank of America Client Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee awarded Big Brothers Big Sisters of the SunCoast $30,000  for its Gateways to Graduation (GTG) & Big Futures in Sarasota County. Gateways to Graduation serves 8th-12th grade students who have been identified by school personnel as those at risk of not graduating or not being […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast

More than 1,800 children have a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. However, during these uncertain times, their routines of walking on the beach, playing at the park, watching a movie or just hanging out have changed. Going digital amid COVID-19 pandemic Jeanie Baik, Vice President of Programs and Volunteer Experience […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Named Agency of the Year

Venice, Fla.- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast has been recognized as the Large Agency of the Year by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. The agency has demonstrated outstanding leadership and has increased the number of children they serve in their communities. They have also all made key strategic decisions that have allowed them to innovate and grow over the past year.

Florida Suncoast President/CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives Award

The John and Reve Walsh Award is presented to those who has made outstanding contributions to the issue of missing children. Their work done must positively affect Florida missing children and their families and/or positively impacted the safety of Florida’s children. The individual(s) work over the years must indicate a profound contribution that institutionalized improvements thus preventing children from abduction and/or safely and successfully recover those who go missing.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast is celebrating its 50TH Anniversary

On November 18, 1968, Big Brothers of Venice was formally chartered. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast is proud to announce the celebration of its 50th Anniversary with a Celebration Luncheon (fundraiser) on November 15 and an Open House on November 29. This significant milestone is a testament to the staying power of the agency and the profound positive impact of mentoring in the lives of thousands of area children throughout the last 50 years. As the President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast for 35 years, Joy Mahler has helped at-risk children to navigate the tremendous socio-emotional, academic, and behavioral challenges they face, and create a pathway to a life of promise. Children referred to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast often suffer from a low self-esteem, perform poorly academically, and exhibit risky behaviors.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Culinary Extravaganza at IMG in Bradenton

On Thursday night, the community rallied together in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast- Manatee at their 9th annual Chef’s Cooking for Kids Culinary Extravaganza.  A Culinary extravaganza it was indeed! The energy in the room was infectious. With The Billy Rice Band providing the music in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters you couldn’t help but feel good when walking into the room.  The event was a sold-out night with 200 guests in attendance there to enjoy a foodie’s dream come true.

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