Event Details

This event is full and registration is closed. Please contact Nicole Innis ’97 at nsi2@cornell.edu if you would like to be added to the wait list or would like more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Start the New Year off right – help those in need in Westchester County!

As part of Cornell Cares Day 2017, we will partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Westchester and The Center for the Urban River (CURB) at Beczak.
    
ACTIVITIES
In teams, we will enjoy environmentally friendly and group activities with local children form the Big Brothers Big Sisters and the CURB programs. Activities will include arts and crafts, board games and trivia, and an animal show and tell. All activities will be indoors.
    
LOCATION:
(Downtown Yonkers- event address to be distributed upon RSVP)

RSVP IS REQUIRED, Snacks provided ,
Alumni, students, family, friends & children age 7+ are welcome to attend. Spaces are limited and filled on a first come, first served basis when you RSVP by January 1, 2017. Please also specify your name, year of graduation/ school and your child’s age. (Children < 16 must be accompanied by a parent).
    
Event question? Contact Nicole Innis ’97 at nsi2@cornell.edu
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ABOUT OUR PARTNERS
    
-BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS – Part of Family Services of Westchester
Started over 100 years ago in New York City, Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest and largest youth mentoring program in the United States, matching caring volunteers with children in one-to-one mentoring relationships.

Currently, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester serves hundreds of children aged 7-17 throughout Westchester County. They are actively seeking mentors for many children on the waitlist. There are nearly 400 Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the country and more than 275,000 volunteer “Bigs”.

Family Services of Westchester (FSW), Inc., founded in 1954, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing Westchester County with a broad range of social and mental health services that strengthen and support families, children, and individuals of every stage of the life cycle. More about FSW: www.fsw.org.
 
-CURB | CENTER FOR THE URBAN RIVER AT BECZAK
FSW’s Launched June 2013, the Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB) is an alliance of Sarah Lawrence College and the Hudson River Valley Environmental Education Institute. The mission of CURB is to advance environmental knowledge and stewardship by providing high quality K-12 environmental education for the local community, establishing a regional hub for research and monitoring focused on Hudson River estuary and urban watershed issues, and serving as a welcoming open community space for a variety of civic and cultural activities. More about CURB: http://www.centerfortheurbanriver.org/

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