Lights On Afterschool 2014

Big Buddy is getting ready for Lights On Afterschool 2014, a national project of the Afterschool Alliance on October 23! (It’s a busy week for us…Big Buddy’s 16th Annual Day of the Mentor is Friday, October 24!)

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Thanks to our partners for LOA 2014!

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For more information about events and plans to celebrate Lights on Afterschool, call our office at (225) 388-9737.

Our Staff brings home a WIN!

Congratulations to the Big Buddy staff on their WIN in the Community Games at the Capital Area United Way 2014 Jambalaya Jam!

Our team competed in an 8-heat Relay Race (including  sack race, sprint, and egg-on-a-spoon), Tug-of-War, and Egg Drop design challenge to clench first place. A huge shout-out to DOW, Blue Cross Blue Shield and BASF for their help in clinching Big Buddy’s win!

Check out some photos from the event:  Continue reading

Vote for Big Buddy!

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YOUR VOTE can help us win $5,000! The deadline to vote for your favorite non-profit organization (Big Buddy, of course) is November 19th! 

Big Buddy Will Help Provide FREE Snack for Your Program

During the 2014-2015 school year, Big Buddy will be a Provider for the Afterschool Snack Program. We are partnering with Revolution Foods to bring healthy, delicious snack to youth in afterschool community programs!

If you are interested in accessing FREE afterschool snack for your Program, Big Buddy can help!

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Revolution Foods delivers fresh, natural, nutritious foods daily to fuel our community’s youth. They work with local farmers and trained chefs to bring your kids delicious, high-quality foods. Your kids will love these snacks! And your programs can receive all the benefits for FREE!

To participate as a partner program under Big Buddy or to ask any questions, contact Sally at (225) 388-9737.

To find out more about our partner, Revolutions Foods, visit their website.