BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND SELECTED AS THE OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNER FOR THE RUN OR DYE 5K RUN AT NASSAU COLISEUM
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island is proud to announce that it has been selected as the Official Charity Partner for the Run or Dye 5K run on April 12, 2014 at Nassau Coliseum. Run or Dye is the world’s most colorful 5K fun run where participants are showered in safe, eco-friendly, plant-based cornstarch dye at every kilometer.
“Run or Dye has a great relationship with other Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across America and we are excited to be a part of this incredible event when it comes to Long Island in April,” said Chris Cosentino, BBBSLI Director of Marketing & PR. “We are very thankful for the support we have received from Run or Dye and this event promises to be an awesome experience for everyone involved.”
As the Official Charity Partner, BBBSLI will receive a generous financial contribution for every volunteer that registers for the event using the special Non-Profit Reference ID: BBBSLI. Volunteers will receive gifts and other incentives throughout the event.
How to sign up as a volunteer and support BBBSLI:
1). Go to www.runordye.com/volunteer
2). Complete the online form and scroll to the Long Island event location
3). Enter Non-Profit Reference ID: BBBSLI
Run or Dye representatives will be in constant contact with all volunteers prior to the event. If you have any questions, please feel free to call 516.731.7880 x222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LONG ISLAND CELEBRATES
NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH AT 2014 WINTER BLAST
As part of its on-going professional support of mentoring matches, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island coordinates match activities throughout the year. In celebration of National Mentoring Month, on Saturday, January 25th, BBBSLI hosted the 2014 Winter Blast & Book Fair sponsored by Target.
“Thank you to Target for sponsoring this wonderful event,” said BBBSLI CEO Mark Cox. “After seeing the enjoyment on the faces of everyone in attendance, it was the perfect way for us to celebrate National Mentoring Month.”
Two hundred Bigs and Littles enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon at Dave & Buster’s in Farmingdale. Every Little Brother and Little Sister in attendance walked away with new a backpack full of books.