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From all of us at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward, we send you, your families and loved ones our heartfelt, continued support during these uncertain times.

Uncertainty and anxiety has become the new normal for all of us in this unfortunate COVID-19 environment, but even more so for the families we serve in our Big Brothers Big Sisters program.  Our BBBS families, who typically have limited financial resources, now have even fewer options as they navigate school closings, shuttered businesses, loss of employment and shelter-in-place orders. 

The majority of these families are extremely vulnerable in this time of rapid change, as they cannot afford to stockpile food or necessities. For many children on free and reduced school lunches, these meals now have to be provided at home by caregivers – caregivers who were already desperate for basic resources prior to this pandemic.   

Will you help these families in need?  Are you able to give a gift of $50 or more?

We ask you to help us reach our goal of $50,000 to provide 200 families with gift cards to Publix, Walmart and Target as well as to offer short-term emergency financial assistance for utilities and rent.  100% of the funds raised by this campaign will directly support our families in this time of need. 

This campaign, created to hold together families during this unprecedented challenge, complements our mission of connecting mentors to youth so they may grow up empowered and achieve their utmost potential. Big Brothers Big Sisters is about connection – the complete opposite of this intense period of social isolation and distancing – and helping families and their children grow and prosper.   

So now, more than ever, we need you to stand with us as we help our families hold it together, while we’re apart.

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