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Contact: Development Director
Office: 319-377-8993

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Big Brothers Big Sisters Partners with 1-800-FLOWERS for Mother’s Day

Big Brothers Big Sisters is excited to announce a new partnership with 1-800-FLOWERS, just in time for Mother’s Day! To kick-off our new partnership, 1-800-FLOWERS has created a promotion code specifically for Big Brothers Big Sisters that gives 20% off flower orders now through Mother’s Day. In addition, 10% of sales will be donated directly to Big Brothers
Big Sisters.  Go to http://www.1800flowers.com/ and enter promotion code: BBBS at check out to receive the discount.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.  Most children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families or households where a parent is incarcerated.  As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”).  Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks to facilitate the success of children living in our community by encouraging education and school attendance through providing focus in four competency areas:  Connectedness, Attendance, Resources, Extra Curricular (C.A.R.E).  Big Brothers Big Sisters has already seen that the Character Building Project is a springboard for greater success for the children served.  The Character Building Project is an initiative of Big Brothers Big Sisters to help children grow as individuals through education and exposure to a variety of competency areas.

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