Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley has announced the promotion of Maggie Klingseis of Hellertown to Program Director.
Klingseis was previously BBBSLV’s Match Support Coordinator since 2014, before being promoted to Community-based Manager in December 2015. She previously worked for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bucks County.
In her new role she oversee all aspects of the program department to ensure that adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles) are properly enrolled in the mentorship program and matched. Her role also handles customer service, focusing on volunteer options and child safety. She will support the staff in growing the agency’s services across the region, as well as with fundraising and volunteer recruitment while building relationships with community institutions such as schools, businesses, and social service agencies.
She holds a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education from Millersville University, and a Bachelor of Science in Education from Elizabethtown College.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. For over 40 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley has partnered with parents/guardians, schools, corporations, and others in the Lehigh Valley to pair children (Littles) qualified, trained volunteers (Bigs) and monitor these one-to-one relationships throughout their course. www.bbbslv.org
Our Community-based Bigs & Littles had a great time visiting the studio at PBS39 WLVT and the National Museum of Industrial History this weekend.
This is what we do! ♥️
Many thanks to our sister agency Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami for producing this informative video about the BBBS process and impact of youth mentorship.
If you love trying wine, then we have the perfect event for you!
On May 19 & 20 join Landmark Landscape Contractors / Landmark Gardens & Nursery for this fun wine tasting event to benefit BBBSLV.
Is there a new car in your future? You don't have to trade in your old car or sell it.
You can donate it to BBBSLV through the Cars for Kids' Sake program.
YOUR key unlocks THEIR potential!
We are super proud of #BBBSLV Little Brother Gage Dannecker who was profiled yesterday in this The Morning Call article.
We love that NOTHING holds him back from being AMAZING!
Did you know that more than 70% of the children on them BBBSLV Waiting List are boys, but only 1 out of every 10 inquiries to volunteer as a Big come from men?
Spend only an hour of your time each week and change a child’s life forever. There is no greater gift to a child than your time and attention. Enroll to become a Big today: www.bbbslv.org/be-a-big-brother-sister.
Do you know someone that would make a great Big Sister or Big Brother? Then bring them to our fun, free event on May 23 to learn about BBBSLV and what it means to become a mentor. Complimentary refreshments will be provided for our happy hour event.
To RSVP by ordering a free event ticket on EventBrite.
We had a great time Tuesday night celebrating our school-based Bigs & Littles in the Bethlehem Area School District with an end-of-year party at Liberty High School (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania).
Thank you to all of our EITC Program donors that support our high school bigs program. And special thanks to Moravian Book Shop in Bethlehemfor donating books!
Mentoring a child facing adversity has significant impact on the life of a Little, but also the larger community. When ONE child becomes stronger, we ALL become stronger.
Enroll to become a BIG today: www.bbbslv.org/be-a-big-brother-sister