BIGS ONLY

UPCOMING MATCH ACTIVITIES 

 

March 2021

 

MATCH MARCH HIKE

Sunday, March 14 • 1:00 - 2:30 pm 

 

Details coming soon. Location TBD

Hiking with Case Manager Heather 

This activity is only open to the first 6 matches who RSVP.

(Weather Delay Date Sunday, March 21 • 1:00 - 2:30 pm • FREE)

Match Activity: PEEP HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST

Saturday, March 20 • 10:00 - 11:00 am

BBBS Office

 

Do you and your Little have a competitive side? 

Join us for a Spring decorating contest. For those who feel comfortable...

Location: BBBS Office (320 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) Materials will be provided by BBBS. 

 

This activity is only open to the first 10 matches who RSVP. (This is our first in-person match activity in a while and we will be taking extra precautions.)

 

Activity on your own: 

If you would prefer to decorate your own house at home and then email a photo to aredenbuagh@mentoringkids.org (or your case manager)

 

Come to the office by appointment between March 10-11 to get your materials! If you would prefer to make them on your own, FEEL FREE! We will have supplies if you need them! PHOTO OF PEEP HOUSE WILL BE DUE BACK by FRIDAY MARCH 19, 2021

 

 

Click here for example #1    Click here for example #2

MARCH MATCH CHALLENGE: Essay Contest 

BBBS is going to have a new challenge every month. MARCH 2021 WE CHALLENGE YOU TO AN ESSAY CONTEST WITH YOUR LITTLE...

 

Writing Prompts for matches: 

What does Big Brothers Big Sisters mean to me? 

What I like about my Big/LIttle, 

The Best part about having a Big Brother/Big Sister is...

 

Your story needs to be between 150-500 words and submitted to your case manager by APRIL 9, 2021.

 

 

Every match who enters the contest will receive a personalized response to his or her story, a certificate of achievement, their story will be posted to the web and social media. The winner of the contest will win a gift card to a local restaurant. 

 

MENTORING

ALONGSIDE COVID-19

A Toolkit & Resources for Bigs

Don't hesitate to contact the staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Indiana. 

Khrista York, Match Support Specialist - kbeliles@mentoringkids.org   

Heather Hicks, Match Support Specialist - hhicks@mentoringkids.org 

Amanda Metzger, Enrollment Coordinator  -  ametzger@mentoringkids.org   

Call Us At:

(812) 425-6076 - For Enrollment Director, Amanda M., press 1 

For Senior Case Manager Khrista, press 2, For Case Manager Bailey, press 3

For Case Manager Heather, press 4, For Executive Director, Andrew, press 5

For Marketing Coordinator, Amanda R., press 6, For Bookkeeper, Lisa, press 7

BIG BENEFITS

 

**These are special benefits Bigs and Littles receive with BBBS membership cards. Big & Little must come in together. Click on the name of our partner to check out their website for more information about them. Support those who support Big Brothers Big Sisters...

  • cMoe - Free admission for a day of play for a Little when accompanied by a Big paying the adult admission fee

 

  • Fired Up - Free sitting fees for painting pottery

 

  • GattiTown - Buy one meal, get one meal free

 

  • Painting with a Twist - Buy one get one (BOGO) admission to painting with a Twist. Comment BIG WITH LITTLE when registering online. Please use Painting with a Twist as a bonding activity.

  • PC Quest, Inc. - 10% off new computers, laptops, parts, and accessories, and 20% off labor at PC Quest.
     

  • Piece of Cake - Buy one jumbo cupcake, get one jumbo cupcake free
     

  • The Pit Barbell Club & Fitness Center - Receive over 1/2 off
    membership at The Pit Barbell Club. ($45 Is the normal membership fee but Big in our program can purchase a membership for Big and Little for $15 per month. Must be 12 years old and older and the Littles
    guardian must sign a waiver.)
    BBBS + Littles are eligible for ONE FREE DAY PASS/VISIT/TOUR - during normal business hours.

  • Patchwork Central - Starting in 2019, BBBS matches are invited to attend the Arts & Smarts Children’s Program at Patchwork Central. This is an after school program that helps with tutoring and allows Bigs & Littles to do art projects. Application is required, please contact your case manager if interested or call us at 812-425-6076.

 

 

  • Sky Zone - Buy one get one free admission Monday-Friday
     

  • Speak and Tell Studios - Tour and first visit FREE. After that 50% off. 
    (Waiting on the official approval)

     

  • Walther's Golf & Fun -  Buy one get one free game of miniature golf
     

  • Vertical eXcape -  Buy one get one free climbing package
    - Reservations are currently required. Please call 812-479-6887 to
    schedule a reservation.
    - All participants must complete a waiver prior to climbing. Participants under 18 years of age must have the waiver signed by a parent or court-appointed legal guardian prior to climbing. Waivers can be completed
    on the Vertical eXcape website.

 

  • YMCA - Right now usage is limited to members only.

    (Coming Soon... Free admission for Bigs & Littles when they come in together. The big must show ID as well. (Evansville))
    (Check-in on 6/4/2021)

 

Staff Information

Don't hesitate to contact the staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Indiana. Click here for more information.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

Office Hours:

Temporary office hours at this time

Scheduling Appointments are Encouraged  

Visit Us At:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Indiana

320 SE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Suite C., Evansville, IN 47713

Partner Agency​

Call Us At:

(812) 425-6076 - For Enrollment Director, Amanda M., press 1 

For Senior Case Manager Khrista, press 2, For Case Manager Bailey, press 3

For Case Manager Heather, press 4, For Executive Director, Andrew, press 5

For Marketing Coordinator, Amanda R., press 6, For Bookkeeper, Lisa, press 7