Events & Activities
2018 - 2019
Inked for the Kids
- June 24, 2018
Custom Ink and Steel and Electric
Chair tattoo will host the 2nd annual Inked for Kids fundraiser.
Last year Custom Ink and Steel raised over $6,000. This year, Electric Chair
tattoo will join the event. The community is invited to come get “inked” for
National Summer Learning Day - July 12, 2018
Brothers Big Sisters of Flint and Genesee County, a sponsoring partner of the
Flint and Genesee Literacy Network’s Summer Learning Alliance, hopes to inspire
the community to take action by advocating for participation in summer learning
and meal programs and celebrating healthy living during our local
implementation of National Summer Learning Day. This event is available to our
youth, families and matches at no cost.
Kids Bowl-A-Mania - August & November 2018
Littles, and their families participate in a youth-oriented bowling fundraiser.
Littles and Teenquest participants collect pledges and participate in a
culminating evening of bowling, refreshments, and prizes. The dedication of the
children to raise money for a program they benefit from and benefits other
Genesee County youth is inspiring!
Flint Motorcycle Club Annual
Picnic - August 26,
Flint Motorcycle Club invites Bigs, Littles, and their families to their club
in Otisville. They enjoy an activity filled day of crafts, games, fishing,
food, and fun!
Getting Better Grades Workshop
Sigma Theta Sorority, a partnering organization, empowers youth to achieve
academic success by practicing academic excellence. This event is hosted by representatives
of the sorority who conduct grade-appropriate, educational workshops for our
Littles. They also host a workshop for the Parents and Bigs providing tips on
how to support the youth both academically and emotionally.
Annual Holiday Fundraiser- October 22, 2018 - December 1,
poinsettias, living wreaths, and kissing balls are available through this
fundraising sale. The community is invited to purchase the plants to support
our efforts as they decorate and celebrate the winter holiday season.
The Big Celebration-Driving the
Future - October 13, 2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters honors community
partners and volunteer Bigs for their outstanding service to Flint and Genesee
County youth. The Big Celebration is an evening of recognition, music,
refreshments and appreciation.
59th Annual Indoor
Motorcycle Ice Races Kick-Off Party - December
A Kick-Off Party will be held at Scooters Bar &
Grill featuring raffles, a silent auction and
59th Annual Indoor Motorcycle Ice Races & Annual Holiday
Party - December 8, 2018
Big Brothers Big Sisters celebrates the winter holiday season with Bigs,
Littles and their families at our Annual Holiday Party at the Dort Federal
Credit Union Event Center. Children come out and enjoy entertainment,
refreshments, gifts, games and the excitement of the Flint Motorcycle Club Ice
Races! The Flint Motorcycle Club hosts this indoor racing contest every year
with proceeds benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters. Big Brothers Big Sisters is
grateful for our lasting relationship and this tradition with the Flint
13th Annual Mentoring
Inspiration Breakfast - January 21, 2019
commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and National Mentoring Awareness
Month, this event engages community members to incorporate mentoring into their
lives by volunteering to mentor a youth from Big Brothers Big Sisters. The
event features breakfast, a keynote speaker, testimonials and entertainment.
40th Annual Gary Haggart Bowl for Kids’ Sake - February 21-24, 2019
Haggart Bowl for Kids’ Sake is our largest annual fundraiser. The event
provides a chance for all ages and bowling abilities to support mentoring needs
and opportunities for children in our community. Corporate sponsors and pledges
collected by participants provide Big Brothers Big Sisters with a significant
portion of revenue to support services and programs. For many community
members, Bowl For Kids’ Sake is a tradition that brings together fellowship,
fun and the focus on behalf of the children. Join the thousands of people who
will come to Galaxy Lanes in February to attend our great party with a purpose,
the Gary Haggart Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2019.