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Defenders of Potential

Have you been following us on social media? If so, you probably noticed that BIG things are happening. Our mission is bigger. More important. More urgent. We are defenders of potential and, in today's day and age, children and teenagers need defenders more than ever. These local children* need you: Mark lives

Summer Update

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore’s July started with a Boom! We kicked it off with the Eastern Shore Golf Classic which was a great…hot success! We appreciate everyone who volunteered, donated, and golfed with us! Then we watched the Salisbury sky light up with fireworks at Red, White and BOOM

Princess Day 2018

On Sunday February 12, 2018, we found radiance amidst the rain in Salisbury. At the end of the Downtown Plaza, Princesses gathered to get pampered. Edit Salon hosted Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore,

National Mentoring Month

Happy New Year! Did you make your resolutions? Are you sticking to them so far? How about we add one more to your list? Or this may be a way to carry out one of your resolutions! MENTORING!!! Become a mentor and help change the world. This January marks the 17th Annual National Mentoring

Santa’s Open

25th Annual Santa’s Open Charity Golf Tournament Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore Children Area golfers enjoyed golf and holiday cheer at this year’s Santa’s Open Charity Golf Tournament, held on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Ocean Pines Golf Club. The event, which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, raised

Thank you!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore is so thankful for you this Thanksgiving! This Thanksgiving, we are not just thankful for the abundance of turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie we will consume. We are also thankful for our families, supporters, donors, volunteers, staff and board who make our mission of providing mentoring and

National Family Caregiver Month

According to Population Reference Bureau: Growing numbers of children in the United States are living with a grandparent. In 2010, about one in 14 U.S. children (7 percent) lived in a household headed by a grandparent—for a total of 5.4 million children, up from 4.7 million in 2005 National Family Caregivers Month started gaining

National Unity Day

“More than one of every five school-aged children report being bullied,” said Julie Hertzog, director of PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, which sponsors Unity Day and founded National Bullying Prevention Month in 2006. “It’s important these students know they are not alone and that they have the right to feel safe. By joining together

Fall Festivals and Pumpkins

One of our favorite times of the year is fast approaching! In honor of the new season and celebrations, we compiled a list of the upcoming festivals. Upcoming Festivals: 26th Annual Apple Scrapple Festival October 13th at 4 PM through October 14th at 11 PM 311 Market Street, Bridgeville, DE 19933 An open-air street