Summer Bowl for Kids' Sake 2018

SERC Strikers!

Thank you for visiting our Bowl for Kids’ Sake team fundraising webpage! We hope you’ll join us in our effort to help create more life-changing friendships for children facing adversity by supporting an impactful organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City.  There are 400+ "Littles" waiting in Kansas City for their perfect "Big"!

Julie and Kensey have been matched for almost 3 years.  Here is what Kensey and her Mom had to say recently about their friendship: 

"Julie is awesome! We go out to eat, skating, shopping, and take carriage rides to the movies. She loves me very much and I love her. I have the best big sister in the world! She helps me with homework when I have it and I like talking to her on the phone. I love her so much and wish she could live with me!"

"I'm so proud of the improvement Kensey has made when it comes to being a better role model for her younger sister. I truly believe that Julie has made such an impact with Kensey when it comes to showing love and encouragement to others. I am so grateful for the time and energy Julie spends with our family."

I was matched with Kensey just a few days before my birthday. It was the best birthday gift I could have asked for! Initially, I decided to be a "Big" to try and make a difference in a child's life, however, little did I know, Kensey would have an enormous impact on mine! She has taught me how to appreciate the many simply things in life that I so often take for granted. It's been very exciting to see her transform into an amazing young girl. Seeing life through Kensey's eyes has been a true blessing to me! 

My team and I are working together to reach our team fundraising goal of $2500 so that more children like Kensey will achieve success and develop meaninful relationships.   Proceeds from this event will go towards matching children, right here in Kansas City with a Big Brother, Big Sister or Big Couple. Your donation helps develop more high school and college grads and community leaders; together we can make a difference.

Thank you so much for your support!!  Sincerely, Julie and the SERC Strikers Team 

2017 Statistics:
•100% of BBBSKC High School Aged Littles graduated from High School
•Less than 3% of BBBSKC Littles had any interaction with the juvenile justice system
•84% of BBBSKC Littles report improved self-esteem and higher aspirations

Key Facts:
•$1,500 to match and support a Little
•$250 to recruit a new Big
•100% of proceeds raised stay in Kansas City
•400 kids are currently waiting for your donation

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