December 3rd is Big Brothers Big Sisters Giving Tuesday
December 03, 2013 (All Day)
As you know, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County is making a difference every day by providing children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people. Your generous support means the world now more than ever.
Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving has become a charitable movement powered by social media. Join us on December 3rd, Giving Tuesday, and help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland reach its goal.
Together, we hope to raise more than $6000 as our fundraising goal on Giving Tuesday and we’re counting on your help. Visit us on Facebook
and Visit us on Twitter so you can share in the excitement and remember to give December 3rd!
Gillian E. Ballard
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County
65 N. Main Street, New City, NY 10956
845 634 2199 x 5 - T.
845 639 0164 - F.
Bear Mountain Spa Fundraiser
November 29, 2013 ()
3020 Seven Lakes Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911
Looking for something to purchase the Holiday Season?
Avoid the long lines.
Purchase a Gift Card from Bear Mountain Spa
between the dates of November 29th until December 31st, 2013.
10% of the proceeds of Gift Card Purchases would come back to
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland.
***You must say you want to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland for the sale to count**
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Art for KIDS' Sake Art Auction
December 13, 2013 (7:00 Preview 8:00pm Auction)
Crowne Plaza Suffern, 3 Executive Blvd, Suffern NY 10901
Mark your Calendars for the BBBS Art for KIDS' Sake Art Auction
Friday, December 13
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 3 Executive Blvd, Suffern NY 10901
7:00 Preview(Adults Only) 8:00pm Auction
Great Art at Great Prices, Great Food, Great Fun!
Send Check payable to "Big Brothers Big Sister of Rockland"
Mailing Address for Payment.
BBBS of RC Art Auction
65 North Main Street
New City NY 10956
PLEASE NOTE: AD DEADLINE EXTENDED
If you haven’t yet placed your ad in Big Brothers Big Sisters Art for KIDS’ Sake Art Auction Journal, you still have time to do so.
To ensure you are able to be a part of this exciting fundraiser, note the following REVISED deadline:
- Journal ads: Friday, November 22nd
Cyber-bullying Prevention Program
On Tuesday, November 19th, Keller Williams of New City sponsored a Cyber-bullying Prevention Program at the BBBS Juvenile Program held at the Village of Haverstraw Community Center.
KEY BANK, MIDDLETOWN ROAD, NEW CITY, FOOD DRIVE
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County and Key Bank, Middletown Road, New City, have partnered for the 2013 Thanksgiving Food Drive.
Community Award Grant for $1000 from Wells Fargo Bank, Pomona.
L – R : Patricia Paregao, Store Manager, Wells Fargo Bank, Pomona and Gillian E. Ballard, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County.
Thank you to 16 Handles of New City
Thanks to the Owners of 16 Handles Ed Roth and Lenny Spiegel for hosting a Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraiser from 2pm-6pm on September 10,2013 at 170 South Main Street in New City.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF ROCKLAND COUNTY RECEIVES COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT Capital One Bank Donates $10,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County
Capital One Bank, New City, has donated a $10,000 grant to BBBS of RC to assist in “Making a Difference” to every child throughout the community, who is in need of mentoring.
Thanks to The Joseph & Nicholas Spar Backpacks to School Program
BBBS of RC thanks The Joseph & Nicholas Spar Backpacks to School Program for its donation of backpacks and school supplies for distribution to the agency’s boys and girls
Mentee Graduation Ceremony 2013
On Tuesday, August 2nd, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County, held its 2013 Mentee Graduation Ceremony at the Rockland County Legislative Building.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County's Fishing Derby at Lake Lucille
This years Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County's Fishing Derby was sponsored by the Terribile Family and organized by Karissa Terribile.
Juvenile Mentoring Program Graduation Barbeque
Our Tuesday evening Juvenile Mentoring Program concluded for the summer on May 21
Big Brothers Big Sisters Rides in Wells Fargo Stage Coach in 100 Year Fireman's Memorial Parade
Big Brother Jim and Little Brother Davyon, spent a fantastic ride in a horse drawn stagecoach, courtesy of Eric L. Kohlmeier
Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives $5000 Grant Award from First Niagara Foundation
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County is the proud recipient of a $5,000 grant award from First Niagara Foundation to further the mission of the organization's mentoring program.
Allstate Foundation Donates $1000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County has received a $1,000 Agency Hands in the Community Award from Allstate Insurance Agent David Brand, whose office is located at 39 Maple Avenue in New City.
Air Force Mentor in Jump Program
Air Force mentor, AJ has just completed basic training and is off to North Korea.
January 3, 2013: President Barack Obama has recognized January as National Mentoring Month 2013
In his presidential proclamation, Obama noted, "Our American family is bound together by caring individuals who make it their mission to serve others.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Thanks All Organizations for Holiday Donations
We would like to thank all of the organizations, companies and individuals who shared their time, energy, donations and hosted gift drives to make this season a bit brighter for our families, including:
Big Brothers Big Sisters Thanks Community Donor
Left to Right: Gillian Ballard, President & CEO of BBBS; Michelle C., Mom of Little Sister in BBBS Program; Jessica C. , Little Sister in BBBS Program; Jennifer Longo, Community Program Director.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Thanks Capital One Bank for Holiday Dinner Donation
Left to Right: Sandy Jawahir, Relationship Banker; Zhana Sakharuk,Teller; Donna Price, Teller; Eric Laitman, Teller; Alex Kiczik, Relationship Banker; Nilsa B. , Grandmother of Little in the BBBS program; Robert Barilli, Vice President of Capital One Bank & Vice Chairman BBBS Board of Directors; Jennifer Longo, Community Program Director.
Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP), Holiday Session
Juvenile Mentoring Program (JUMP), Holiday Session, 2012, courtesy of DJ Petey Pete and crew. Extreme left, Carleen Hobbs, Program Director; immediate bottom center, Tim Sanders, Program Coordinator
Health & Fitness Exposition
Rob Fletcher, Coordinator; Jolene Matthews, Public Relations; Jane Pascarella, BBBS Volunteer, and Gillian Ballard, BBBS Pres./CEO
Be Fashionable And Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters(New City Patch Article)
Thank you to the Designer Consigner and owner Marcie Myerow for hosting a Big Brothers Big Sisters Day on Thursday, November 15th, 2012!
Thank you to Big Sister Jessica Fein!
Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to express our most sincere thanks to Big Sister Jessica Fein who opened her home to all the participants in our program for a wonderful Pumpkin Carving Event on Sunday, October 21, 2012.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Selected For Pan Hellenic Council of Rockland County Award
The Pan Hellenic Council of Rockland County committee is honoring Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County on Saturday, September 29th for its Prevention Education for Delinquent Youth Program.
Thank you to the Zambrano Family!
Thank you to the Zambrano Family who donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County from their wedding day. We wish the Zambrano's a lifetime of happiness.
Left to Right: Melinda Zambrano, wife of Big Brother Tom Zambrano, Tom Zambrano, Big Brother, Dasheem B., Little Brother, and Aurelle B., Mother of Dasheem.
Thank you to The Things I Love Store!
Thursday, September 6th, The Things I Love Store, 191 S. Main Street, New City, hosted a fundraiser for BBBS. Left to right – Gillian Ballard, CEO, BBBS, Sandra Szpicek -Leylegian, Owner, Things I Love Store.
Court Order Visitation Program has moved
The Court Ordered Visitation Program has moved.
Mentee Awards Presentation
Appearing Left to Right: County Legislator Ed Day; Vice Chairman of Board of BBBS of RC Robert Barilli; President & CEO Gillian Ballard; Little Brother Daniel; Big Brother Jay Matusow; Aunt Miriam Hoffman; Uncle Lee Hoffman; Co-Owner of the Things I Love Store in New City Paula Harris
Big Brothers Big Sisters Receives Capital One $7500 Community Giving Grant
Appearing Left to Right: Robert Barilli, Capital One Bank Manager/Vice Chairman of the Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County; Gillian Ballard, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County; Deolall Mangru, Lead Teller/Branch Designee of Capital One Bank.
Thanks to Joseph & Nicholas Spar’s Backpacks for School Program.
Joseph and Nicholas Spar‘s Backpacks for School Program donated over thirty backpacks to the Little Brothers and Sisters in the Big Brothers Big Sister Program.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual Pool Party
Every year the Schlissel’s, open their home to the participants of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County for the Pool Party and a delicious Barbeque.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County Receives Grant From Allstate Foundation
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County received a $1,000 grant from the Allstate Foundation.