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More than 150 members of our community and 50 companies and organizations come together each year in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County. Our goal in 2O17 is to raise $20,000 for the hundreds of children we serve in Lorain County annually.

How does it work?

Teams of four to five bowlers compete to raise the most money and celebrate their efforts on Saturday, March 25, 2017, during two hours of bowling fun at Rebman Recreation Center located in Lorain, Ohio! It's an exciting day full of live entertainment, local celebrities, raffle drawings, special prizes, and delicious refreshments! The more you raise, the more you win! Check back soon for our 2O17 Prizes & Incentives Listing.

Make a difference!

Your support helps Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County match at-risk youth in our community with caring adults so they can become confident, competent and caring individuals! Click here to start your team now. 

Can't make it to Bowl for Kids' Sake?

Don't worry. You can still participate by making a donation to help Big Brothers Big Sisters! Making a gift is easy! You can make your donation through our online BFKS Teams Website, or send in your donation by postal mail.

Please make your check payable to "Big Brothers Big Sisters" and write "General BFKS Donation" in the memo portion of your check. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax deductible.

Send your check to:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County
Attn: Bowl for Kids' Sake / Marcus Madison
1917 North Ridge Road, East
Lorain, OH 44055

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Become a Company Coordinator

Help BFKS recruit Team Captains from your workplace. Enjoy special incentives just for Company Coordinators.You can also start your own team!

Start a Bowling Team

Register as a Team Captain at our BFKS Teams Website. Recruit bowlers to join your team and have them register online.

Join a Team

Once your Team Captain has registered, you can join the team! Use your team name to register on our BFKS Teams Website.

Join as a "Virtual" Bowler

Can't make it to the event? You can still join in the fun by registering as a "Virtual" Bowler on our BFKS Teams Website.

Managing your BFKS Donations

Once you're registered, you can start raising money as a Team Bowler or an Individual Bowler.

  • Set up a personalized, secure donation page on our BFKS Website and/or use our Donor Form to collect donations.
  • Collect donations from everyone you know!
  • Each Team Bowler is asked to raise a minimum of $50.
  • Donations made to BFKS are 1OO% tax deductible.
  • The more you raise the more you win!
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It only takes a few minutes to set up a secure donation page at our BFKS Teams Website!

STEP 1:
Click here to "Register to Bowl For Kids' Sake".

STEP 2:
If you want to be a Team Captain and start your team, click "start a team". Be sure to create a team name! 

STEP 3:
If you want to join a team, click "join a team." To join a team, you will need to know the name of the team you want to join. You also can join as a "Virtual" Bowler by registering as an individual bowler.

STEP 4:
Now you're ready to set up your personalized, secure online fundraising headquarters by following the prompts or clicking "Build / Edit my web page" under "MY HQ" at the top of the page. You can email your family, friends, and co-workers a donation link to your personal BFKS Fundraising HQ Page by clicking the "email" button.

QUICK TIPS

  • Encourage your team members to register online with your team name.
  • Participate in some friendly competition to see which of your team members can raise the most money.
  • You can check your team's progress by logging on with your username and password.
  • Donors who donate via credit card will immediately receive a thank you and tax receipt via email.
  • The more you raise the more you win!

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Show your support through sponsorship. Your support helps Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County match at-risk youth in our community with caring adults so they can become confident, competent and caring individuals!