About Special Events/Fundraisers
April - Bowl for Kids’ Sake
This is a fundraiser that anyone can do! Get four or five friends together and start a bowling team. Each team is asked to commit to raising $500 on behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters by asking family, friends, co-workers, etc. to donate to the team. Bowl-a-thon days are scheduled at Professor Bowl West on Friday, and teams are invited to participate to celebrate the money raised by all the teams.
May – International Greek Food Festival
The International Greek Food Festival, the largest ethnic festival in Arkansas, has been serving food, friends and the community for the past 30 years. The 2016 International Greek Food Festival is looking forward to continuing the tradition of serving FOOD, FRIENDS and the COMMUNITY! Our Festival begins on Friday, May 20 from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, continues on Saturday, May 21 from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm and wraps up on Sunday, May 22 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Sign up to volunteer here: https://form.jotform.com/BBBSCA/2016GFF.
August – The Corner Store Country Run–Saturday, August 27, 2016 at The Park at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock. The 5K race begins at 8:30 a.m. Pick up packet at venue on Friday from 11: a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or on race day starting at 7 a.m. Bring ID to race and packet pick-up. Course is stroller-friendly. No dogs allowed. Registration is $10 (individual). Free for children under 12. $5 optional chip timing. $5 Country Fair only. www.cornerstorerun.com/race-schedule-5k/little-rock-arkansas.
August - Toast & Roast
This event takes place at the Doubletree Hotel and includes a reception, dinner, live auction, silent auction, and program. Each year a different honoree is selected by a committee and four of his/her closest friends Toast & Roast him/her during the evening. Toast & Roast is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year.