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1/27/14 11:16AM
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Launches Bowl For Kids' Sake!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County is hosting Bowl for Kids’ Sake, presented by Bright House Networks from January 16- March 15, 2014. Bowl for Kids' Sake is a fun and easy way for you and your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County is hosting Bowl for Kids’ Sake, presented by Bright House Networks from January 16- March 15, 2014.

Bowl for Kids' Sake is a fun and easy way for you and your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you care about kids and can spare an hour to have fun with your friends, then Bowl for Kids' Sake is for you! It's easy to get started!

To participate you will form a fundraising team with 4 of your friends! Each team has a goal of raising $1,200, which is equivalent to the cost of matching one child with an adult mentor, as well as help us recruit 2 Big Brothers, Big Sisters or Big Couples! Weekly communications from the agency will guide you through creative fundraising tips, offer weekly prizes for the highest amount of money raised and recruitment suggestions.

At the end of the campaign the agency will host bowling party in celebration of your fundraising efforts – this year’s theme is “Bowling Through the Decades;” 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s gear encouraged! Bowling parties will take place on March 8th, March 14th and March 15th.

Get started today by visiting our website at www.pinellas.kintera.org/bowl and follow these simple steps:

1. Just click the "Register" button at the top of the page and tell us a little bit about yourself.

2. Personalize a fundraising page that's set up just for you.

3. Send out e-mails or fundraise with Facebook and Twitter. Aim high! Most people raise about $200 but top fundraising teams raise over $2,500.

4. Come bowl! After you have secured your donations, it’s time to have fun! You and your teammates are invited to join us at the bowling lanes to celebrate your fundraising success! Big Brothers Big Sisters works to help broaden children's perspectives and help them learn how to make good choices. Join us! Together, we can start a child on the path to fulfilling their potential – and succeeding in school and life.

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 5 through 14, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. Want to learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pinellas County? Visit www.bbbspc.org.

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