Bowlers of all ages head to an alley in Joplin to support children facing adversity.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jasper and Newton Counties held its Annual Bowl for Kids Sake at Fourth Street Bowl.
Bowlers participated in teams of five, a 50/50 raffle, and an auction with all funds going toward Big Brothers Big Sisters programs.
At the start of the event, the nonprofit was already close to meeting their goal of thirty thousand dollars.
“$30,000 is a lot of money. It sounds great, but that translates for me as a director is change lives in our community. So we have these kids who are coming in crisis, so have these adult volunteers that are coming and matching with them and through all the system we go through, we make matches that last for our long time. We follow up, we meaure everything and what I know is we change lives.” says Greg Spink, Big Brothers Big Sisters Executive Director.
Big Brothers Big Sisters staff want to thank the community and sponsors for their tremendous support, not only for today’s event, but also throughout the year.