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The 2015 Athletico Bowl for Kids’ Sake raised $36,000 led by our board member and former board chair Mark Kaufman. Athletico and Accelerated employees joined us at 6 different locations on Thursday, April 16, around the city to bowl on behalf of the kids in our mentoring programs all over our 4 service county areas. This group is always our BEST DRESSED Bowl for Kids’ Sake event as each team wears a unique team costume! Check out the photos to see some of our favorites. We are grateful for their continued support over the years for many different events across our agency!

The 2015 The Marketing Store & HAVI Bowl for Kids’ Sake raised their highest amount ever of $38,000 on behalf of their TMS Workplace Mentoring Program! The Marketing Store and HAVI Global Solutions employees hosted their event on Thursday, May 7, at Lucky Strike Lombard. They host an AWESOME raffle with over 50 possible prizes and this year even had a silent auction as well! We awarded top fundraising prizes as well as prizes for top individual bowlers. Everyone had a blast spending time with colleagues and bowling for BBBS!

The 2015 PepsiCo Bowl for Kids’ Sake raised $31,000 on behalf of their 2 PepsiCo Workplace Mentoring Programs! The PepsiCo BFKS was hosted at 3 different locations in Oak Brook, Barrington, and downtown Chicago. We hosted a raffle at PepsiCo Plaza to help raise funds and also awarded prizes for top fundraising teams! We collaborated with other BBBS agencies and PepsiCo offices around the nation as this is a National Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser. The numbers have not been announced yet as many other cities are still hosting their PepsiCo BFKS events but the total donations will impact youth in BBBS programs all over the U.S.!

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