Big Brothers Big Sisters Yellowstone County (BBBSYC), which creates long-lasting, meaningful mentoring relationships for youth announces the 2019 Feel the Love gala scheduled for Friday, February 15th, at the Doubletree. The gala is the largest event hosted by BBBSYC each year, supporting the organizations mission of making a positive impact in Yellowstone County through mentoring.
“The need in Yellowstone County for young people to have a role model is more urgent than ever,” said Dave and June Anderson, 2019 Feel the Love event chairs. “Across Yellowstone County, more than 35 children are waiting to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister.”
The Big Brothers Big Sisters movement began in 1904, 114 years ago. Big Brothers Big Sisters Yellowstone County was founded in 1974. Big Brothers Big Sisters’ evidence-based mentoring programs are designed to create positive, measurable outcomes for youth, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships.
This year’s event will feature: Live and Silent Auctions; Bigs of the Year awards; and keynote speaker, the Honorable Mary Jane Knisely, Thirteenth Judicial District Court Judge in Yellowstone County; Also featured will be the Fund-A-Match Campaign to help reach the goal of matching the more than 35 Littles in our community waiting on a mentor.
Event sponsorships and tickets are available now and can be purchased by calling BBBSYC at 406.248.2229, or emailing [email protected]
2019 event sponsors include: Connoisseur Media; Electrical Consultants, Inc.; Stockman Bank; St. Vincent Healthcare.
The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters Yellowstone County is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to1 relationship that change their lives for the better, forever. We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community to hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving: higher aspirations; greater confidence and better relationships; avoidance of risky behavior; and educational success.