Thank you to everyone who came out for the Art of Helping Children Gala! Your support means more than 300 children will be matched with a caring adult mentor.
We appreciate the generous donation from The Broadrick Family Foundation and to all who sponsored this event. Click on the video to the right to hear Little Brother SirGiorgio's story who inspired the crowd that night.
Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America CEO, Pam Iorio; left, Bill Patchett and Port Richey Police Chief Rob Lovering. It was the first time the former Big Brother and Little Brother had seen each other after losing contact decades ago.
If you'd like to view the entire photo gallery from this year's Gala, click here.
Special thanks to MamaRazziFoto for taking pictures of the event.
Read Tampa Bay Times columnist John Romano's story about Port Richey police chief Rob Lovering and his surprise reunion at the Gala with former Big, Bill Patchett Romano column
23rd Annual Frenchy's Gumbo Tennis Classic
If tennis is your sport of choice, don't miss the 23rd Annual Frenchy's Gumbo Tennis Classic, November 6-8 in Clearwater. Whatever your skill level, enjoy a great game, a bowl of gumbo and you'll feel great knowing 100% of the proceeds will support our agency!
Special Thanks to our presenting sponsor, RentPaidOnline, for helping to make this event happen.
Stars Behind The Bar
Join us for a celebrity bartending event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay!
We invite you to enjoy a drink, mingle with local celebrities, and check out our silent auction.
Rowdies Den. 200 1st Ave. S. St. Petersburg October 22
Lavonte David Charity Bowling
Tampa Bay Buccaneer Lavonte David is lacing up his bowling shoes to help kids! Meet some of your favorite Bucs players and support our agency at the same time. Sign up now for the November 16th event at Splitsville in Tampa.
Sign up for the Women Riders Weekend in Crystal River October 9-12! Celebrate women riders, learn about BBBS plus you'll have a chance to win this one-of-a-kind Harley quilt!
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BBBS NAMED NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR BY THE TAMPA BAY BUSINESS JOURNAL!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay received the top honor in the Public and Societal Benefit category.
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Be sure to stop by your neighborhood Columbia Restaurant and support Big Brothers Big Sisters during the Community Harvest Campaign!
If you purchased a voucher for a Big Brothers Big Sisters license plate, click here for information on when you can expect to receive yours.
Thanks to your support, we reached our goal to sell 1,000 license plate vouchers statewide and now they're ready to purchase at your local Tax Collector's office.
Special thanks to Pasco County Tax Collector Mike Fasano and staff for promoting this special project!
Just in time for school, we're partnering with Bright House Networks for this year's Bright Ideas STEM from Today's Youth project.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay has earned a four star rating from Charity Navigator.
We proudly partner with the agencies listed below, thank you for your support.
Check out this inspiring story from Little Brother SirGiorgio.
Did you know? You can now purchase a Big Brothers Big Sisters license plate! Stop by your local Tax Collector's office and ask for the Big Brothers Big Sisters specialty plate. You'll share the message about mentoring and a portion of the sale will help us pair more kids with caring mentors. Check out the video from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America CEO, Pam Iorio.
Become a volunteer. We're looking for committed and dedicated men, (and yes, women and couples, too!) who want to make a difference in the life of a child (Little). Volunteers (Bigs) spend a few hours a month doing simple things with their Little: going to the library, enjoying a ball game, just hanging out and we encourage Bigs to stay matched at least for one year. Click here, call (813) 769-3600, or e-mail email@example.com to apply or receive more information.