What does Big Brothers Big Sisters Do?
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong, enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big Brothers Big Sisters ensures that the children in its program achieve measurable outcomes, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 113-year history. With over 300 affiliates across the country, Big Brothers Big Sisters has served more than 2 million children (“Littles”) in the past 10 years. Learn more at www.bbbs.org.
How does running help Big Brothers Big Sisters?
When you participate in the CST Country Run, you have the power to change lives for the better, forever. We depend on the money raised from the CST Country Run to carry out the work of carefully matching children with caring adult mentors and providing ongoing support to the child, volunteer mentor and child's family. Today you can Register or Donate to our efforts to change the life of a child forever!
It’s easy to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Here are 3 easy fundraising tips:
1. Send an email to your friends, family and co-workers. Tell them you’re running in the CST Country Run to raise money for children in your community. Share this link with them (link should be customized for each market) and ask them to donate $25 to help children’s charities. Make sure they select your team name from the drop down menu when they make their donation!
2. Use social media. Most people post 3-4 times asking their followers to chip in $10 or more to help local children’s charities.
3. Make your own donation to your team! Set a good example and start off your fundraising with a donation from yourself!