The first Sip, Support, Survive virtual fundraiser by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Plains raised $5,875 BBBS announced.
The fundraiser was held to support BBBS’s mentoring program and to ignite the potential of young people.
57 team participated in a Facebook live group event over a period of nine days. Each day approximately 30 names were eliminated. On the last day, the final three names won for their teams.
The winning teams were: Slainte with a first-place prize of $1,425; Mike & Ike’s team won a $350 BBQ meal package including meat from Prairie Abattoir, a gift card from Homestead Co-Op and LC gift cards and the Peg-Leg Pillagers won a prize package valued at $200 wine package from Jones & Company Wine Merchants.
In the absence of its traditional fundraisers, due to COVID-19 and healthy act restrictions, BBBS continues to fundraise through innovative channels.
For more information about how to donate or help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Plains, contact Executive Director Dawn Froese by phone at 204 857-4397 or e-mail email@example.com