Holiday Gifts Needed For Big Brothers Big Sisters

Nov. 27, 2010

Brighten the year for area children by donating holiday gifts to support mentoring relationships of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Metro Milwaukee.

 

Holiday giving opportunities for individuals and groups are available.

 

Adopt-a-Match: Enrich the weekly experiences of a child and volunteer mentor matched through BBBS of Metro Milwaukee. Donors will receive the name of a Big Brothers Big Sisters match and a “wish list” of gift ideas that will support the match’s shared time together. Requested gifts include year-long memberships and/or gift cards to cultural and entertainment destinations. Examples include museum memberships, restaurant gift cards, movie passes, professional or collegiate sports tickets and theater tickets. Other gift ideas include books, art supplies and games that can be used by “Bigs” and “Littles” during the course of their regular get-togethers.

 

Adopt-a-School: Help equip one of the eight BBBS of Metro Milwaukee school locations in Milwaukee and Waukesha. These locations are in need of educational materials, magazine subscriptions, games and craft supplies. These supplies will be used by Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring matches during their weekly time together. Donors will receive the name and description of a mentoring site and a supplies wish list. Adopt-a-School gifts offer a perfect giving opportunity for companies and groups.

 

To participate, call Elsa Knysak-Wolfe, BBBS of Metro Milwaukee, 414-2

58-4778, ext 235.

Community Watch

» Demond Means resigns as commissioner of the Opportunity Schools and Partnership Program 6/29

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look ahead to US Open 2017, look back at Champions Tour event in Madison Updated:  6/29

» SeaWorld grants interview with Mequon student on orcas for paper 6/29

» End of an era: Glendale administrator to retire after 36 years 6/29

» Whitefish Bay baseball team looking for consistency 6/29

» Sports Shorts: June 30, 2016 6/29

» Mangan leaves knowing Homestead is in a good place 6/29

» Whitefish Bay baseball team bounces back with win over Nicolet 6/28

» Brown Deer driver, 37, charged in crash near Strawberry Festival Updated:  6/28

» Marquette students offer marketing advice to Brown Deer 6/28

» 2016 Fourth of July events in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  6/28

» Thomas and big bats lead Germantown baseball team over Bay, 6-1 6/27

» USM student charged with taking upskirt photos of female classmates 6/27

» Retiring athletics director John Gustavson leaves Whitefish Bay in a better place 6/27

» Teen charged with taking upskirt photos of classmates in River Hills 6/25

» Oak Creek baseball team passes test with win over Homestead, 7-3 6/25

» Derosier enters not guilty plea 6/24

» Glendale's new park is realization of decades-long dream Updated:  6/23

» Talented, assertive Homestead soccer team won its own way 6/22

» Brown Deer, Homestead, Nicolet, Shorewood and Whitefish Bay Sports Shorts: June 23, 2016 6/22

» Brown Deer named an 'All-America City' 6/21

» Worker charged with stealing from senior living community residents Updated:  6/21

» "We endured': Homestead's state soccer title well-earned 6/21

» Frebeka 5 health challenge to be held in Mequon June 26 6/20

» Whitefish Bay entrepreneur wants to revolutionize school fundraisers 6/20

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT