Nimble Raises $2249 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Each year, NimbleUser participates in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester’s Bowl for Kids Sake fundraising event. The annual event is the organization’s largest national fundraiser of the year.
On Saturday, March 8th the Nimble crew put down their computers, ipads and Smartphones and picked up a bowling ball (Ok, we kept our Smartphones in our pocket the whole time. What can I say? We’re always connected to the cloud.) Collectively, we raised $2249, exceeding our team goal of raising $2000 for this great organization. Many thanks to all of the donors who supported our Nimble Bowlers!
BBBS of Greater Rochester shared these statistics with our Nimble Team:

  • 5200 Rochester youth missed more than 20 days of school last year.
  • 43% graduation rate within the Rochester City School District
  • 1 in 5 chance in middle school students who miss more than 20 days of school per year being arrested within three years

With a Big in their life:

  • 46% of Littles are less likely to begin using illegal drugs
  • 52% of Littles are less likely to skip school
  • 83% of Littles said their Big instilled values and principles that have guided them
  • through life
  • 67% of Littles feel their Big played a roll in their decision to attend college

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