Four Ways to Include Big Brothers Big Sisters in Your Holiday Plans


If you’re looking for a way to get in the holiday spirit, look no further! We have some exciting events that can help you jump start your holiday shopping. Or perhaps you’re looking for a good excuse to wear your favorite ‘ugly’ holiday sweater? We’ve got you covered! Most importantly, all our events give you the chance to give back by supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Yogi Bear Meet & Greet – Get a head start on your holiday gift wrapping with Big Brothers Big Sisters and Yogi Bear! Big Brothers Big Sisters will be wrapping presents for a donation at the Mall of America this coming Wednesday, and Yogi Bear will be there to meet guests in honor of his upcoming movie.

Date: Wednesday, November 24

Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Best Buy Rotunda at Mall of America

Young Professionals Group Holiday Party – Join the Big Brothers Big Sisters Young Professionals Group for our Holiday Party at The Depot Skating Rink in Downtown Minneapolis. Ticket price includes appetizers, skate rental and admission to the Depot’s skating rink. There will be a bar and networking area next to the skating rink. Don’t forget to dress the part in your favorite ‘ugly’ holiday sweater! The cost of your ticket supports the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Date: Tuesday, December 7

Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location: The Depot Skating Rink in Downtown Minneapolis

Click here to R.S.V.P.

Shop at Neiman Marcus stores – During Neiman Marcus’ InCircle Event, shoppers will receive a $50 gift card in return for a contribution of $25. Take advantage of this unique way to give and receive during your holiday shopping excursion.

Date: December 7 – 10

2010 Live Big, Give Big – Now through December, we are asking our Bigs to make a donation of any size so that every child who needs a mentor can have one. We invite you to help extend the influence of our life-changing mentoring programs through your support. We want to make certain that children and adults in our community have a chance to experience the same kind of meaningful, empowering friendship that you and your Little share.

Date: Now – December 15

Click here to donate.


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