Brothers & Sisters of
Green Country’s annual
Bowl For Kids’ Sake, Tulsa’s #1 campaign for kids, has begun
recruiting teams. Bowl for Kids’ Sake is the largest single
fundraiser for Big Brothers & Sisters and is among the largest such
events in the country. Bowl for Kids’ Sake enables thousands of
people to participate in Big Brothers & Sisters’ mission:
“Re-creating the extended family for children in need.” In 2003 over
3700 bowlers secured pledges totaling over $450,000 from more than
event is even more significant – it’s the 20th
anniversary of both the agency and Bowl for Kids’ Sake. Tulsa-area
corporate and individual participants have for two decades embraced
helping the agency serve greater and greater numbers of children –
culminating to over 1100 children in Tulsa in 2003. The agency’s
goal is to serve 3400 children by 2010 in accordance with the Big
Brothers Big Sisters America challenge of serving 1 million children
nationwide by 2010.
participate. Interested bowlers form teams of five and solicit
pledges from family, friends, and colleagues. Big Brothers &
Sisters handles all billing to sponsors for pledges. Special
bowling parties begin in February and continue through April.
Bowlers enjoy free bowling, refreshments and fun, while raising
money for at-risk kids.
are eligible for prizes such as hats, t-shirts, dinner gift
certificates, etc. Bowlers arriving at their party dates with $125
or more in pledges win specially designed t-shirts. Additional door
prizes are given away during the bowling parties and special premium
awards are given based upon the amount of paid pledges.
Major Bowl for Kids’ Sake corporate
sponsors to date are John Zink, Bank of America, and Tulsa World &
At Big Brothers and Sisters we
believe we can change the world … one child at a time.
Coordinator Information for information
about forming multiple teams at your company.
Captain Information for information on
forming an individual team.
Questions or suggestions contact email
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