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100 Hole Challenge at Putt U- Raising Funds for Sports Buddies logo
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley's Golf for Kids' Sake tournament has been pivotal in securing the funds needed to continue our mission of helping youth reach their full potential. This year, our GFKS Committee Co-Chairs, Rocco Zegalia of TWG Security and Mike Starner of Service Electric are asking the community to help raise funds for our new program, Sports Buddies by sponsoring them to participate in a 100 Hole Challenge at Putt U. 

In the Sports Buddies Mentoring Program, boys who have been waiting to be paired with a mentor, for an average of 18 months, will learn life lessons through their shared participation in sports activities and events. Stand with Rocco and Mike as they putt their way through 100 holes to give our youth a BIG, bright future -  Become a 100 Hole Challenge Sponsor today!


raised of $12,000 goal


Dollars of 12,000 completed



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Matching Donation

  • Adams logo
  • Katapult Engineering logo

Hole Sponsor

  • Susan Bartels

  • Big Scott Freeman & Little Joseph

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In Support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley

As the oldest youth mentoring organization in the Lehigh Valley, BBBSLV has been serving the area since 1971 and in the past year we served 376 youth across all our mentoring programs. The mission of BBBSLV is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth. 

BBBSLV operates several youth mentoring programs, including:

·       Sports Buddies:  This is the newest program being launched by BBBSLV in early summer 2023 and will deliver mentoring services to youth via the mechanism of sports.

·       Community Mentoring: Adult mentors (age 18+) are paired with youth mentees and engage in mentoring activities in the community where the youth live. Matches meet twice a month for at least one year, although the average match remains connected for three years.

·       Beyond School Walls:  In this virtual mentoring program, mentors from workplace partners, colleges, or universities, are paired with youth in grades 6-11.  Each month when they meet, they focus on discussing career readiness skills, or postsecondary education exploration.   

·       High School Bigs:  High school students are mentors to elementary school students and focus on providing social-emotional support. 

           Littles2B: In this small group mentoring program, youth waiting to be paired with a mentor have a monthly opportunity to engage with a volunteer for the evening and experience a “Big for the Day.”