BIG ON LOVE
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas Presents
“Big on Love”
An Exclusive Valentine’s Raffle
February 1, 2021- February 13, 2021
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas (BBBSCA) is pleased to present the Second Annual “Big on Love” Valentine’s Day Raffle. With 4 incredible prize packages up for grabs, this raffle will not only present the winners with the chance to win some truly special Valentine’s gifts for their loved ones, but also the opportunity to support the youth of Central Arkansas. The raffle will launch February 1st and the winner will be drawn on February 13th. Prizes will be hand delivered to the winners on February 14th. $25 tickets will be sold in select business locations or by contacting the organization at 501.374.6661. The raffle is open to the public.
Grand prize – a Diamond and 14K Gold and Sterling Silver Bracelet valued at $3,525 donated by Jones and Sons
Second prize - a Dinner for Four at Cache including food, drinks, and gratuity donated by Rush Harding
Third prize - a Coach Tabby Handbag and a bottle of Versace Dylan Turquoise Fragrance valued at $495 donated by Dillard’s
Fourth prize - a Kate Spade Wristlet Wallet, Fragrance, and Mini Scarf Set valued at $320 donated by Dillard’s
This year’s event is co-chaired by local businesswomen and sisters, Sara Hurst and Esperanza Massana. “Big Brothers Big Sisters is a deserving organization that needs our help during these tough times. We are proud to chair such a fun and celebratory event and look forward to working with the organization to ensure 'Big on Love' is a Big Success,” says Sara. Esperanza continues, “Supporting 'Big on Love' is an easy way to give back to the community and help to raise money and awareness for the noble mission of proving one-to-one mentoring relationships to children in Arkansas.”
Big Brothers Big Sisters believes potential is in every kid, yet 8.5 million still need someone in their corner. When children and teens have the influence of a caring adult, they are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and to focus on academics. Today's youth face a variety of challenges, and being matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister can help them navigate these. Studies have shown that children in the program are:
46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs
27% less likely to begin using alcohol
52% less likely to skip school
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission to provide one-to-one mentoring relationships and support the social and emotional development needed to help build resilience and promote the mental health and well-being of children throughout Central Arkansas is critical now, more than ever. “Big on Love” is just one example of how Big Brothers Big Sisters is stepping up to find innovative ways to serve our communities during these challenging times.