Women Who Move the City Wednesday- Congrats Lorna MacDonald Czarnota!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County is honored to celebrate Lorna MacDonald Czarnota as this week’s featured Women Who Move the City Wednesday (WWMTC) Honoree! Lorna, an award-winning storyteller and author, has delighted audiences in schools, libraries, festivals and conferences throughout the United States, Canada, and Ireland with traditional and original stories since 1985. She is the founder and executive director of Crossroads Story Center, Inc., a not-for-profit reaching at-risk youth through story, music and art. The organization is dedicated to helping young people navigate troubled waters through the model of story by mentoring and forming productive adult/youth partnerships. Lorna’s healing story work is recognized in national and international storytelling communities. Lorna was the resident storyteller for nine years at Hopevale Residential Treatment Center and presents…
Vote & Help Us Win 10K!
A video submitted by one of our Big Sisters, Emily Felmet, is one of eight finalists in First Niagara’s 2016 Mentoring Matters Grant Giveaway Contest. The video that receives the most votes will win a $10,000 prize! We need your help! It’s simple, Click Here to VOTE for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County to win.We promise you will be touched when you view the amazing video about Big Sister Emily & Little Sister Quinnshona’s friendship of over 5 years. You will be glad you voted for them! You can only vote once and voting ends Feb. 1st. You can also help by sharing the contest link on your Facebook page and asking your friends to vote for Big Brothers Big Sisters of…
Women Who Move the City Wednesday- Congrats Emily Felmet!
Big Brothers Big Sisters is honored to celebrate Emily Felmet as this week’s Women Who Move the City Wednesday (WWMTC) Honoree! A Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters since July 2010, Emily has created an amazing friendship with her Little Sister Quinnshona. Emily and her Little Sister have enjoyed a wide range of activities and firsts over their years together. Emily has been a consistent influence providing support and general guidance on life for her Little Sister as she has grown from a child to high school student! In addition to her time as a Big Sister, Emily is also passionate about forwarding the agency’s mission. She has been a member of the agency’s Big Mirror and Women Who Move the City committees and currently…
Rooftop Views for a Good Cause!
Rooftop Views for a Good Cause! Our goal: Collect 50 gifts that are valued at $50 or more Bring a donation of $50 or more to be used in our Gala auction and enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres and an awe-inspiring view of Downtown Buffalo and Lake Erie at one of New York State’s highest rooftop bars! Please pass the info along – we look forward to seeing you there! **To RSVP call (716)873-5833 ext. 243 or e-mail email@example.com **
Join us to celebrate Mentors Who Move the City!
Join on us on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 with an evening filled with networking, shopping, food and drinks for our Mentors Who Move the City event at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens from 5:30 – 8:30 PM. Tickets are $40 each and available now! To purchase online click here! Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie, Niagara and the Southern Tier (BBBS) is seeking nominations of MENTORS who are making a difference in WNY through mentoring to celebrate as “Defenders of Potential” at its Mentors Who Move the City Event. Click here to submit your nominations, deadline for nominations is Friday, March 1, 2019. To learn more about the event click here
The Big Mixer @ Coco
[ddownload id=”1366″ text=”Download Flyer” style=”button” color=”green”] Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County’s Big Mirror Committee at Coco to learn more about being a Big. All guests are encouraged to bring friends that might be interested in volunteering as a Big Brother or Big Sister. We hope you’ll join us in this casual setting for hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and to learn more about the program. Please Note That this Mixer is for Big Brothers and Big Sisters only and is not appropriate for Littles.