BIG Night In

The Big Night In Gala

Big Brothers Big Sisters 2nd Annual Gala was on November 6, 2020. The event looked a bit different this year, but at the BIG Night In, everyone were will be able to enjoy aspects of an in-person gala from the comfort of their home.  The festive evening was complete with delectable cuisine from Monroe's Restaurant and Palmer's Direct to You Market, branded donuts provided by Donuts Delite, a floral centerpiece from Kittleberger Florist and Gifts, complimentary wine provided by Hoffend's Discount Liquor and Wine and signature cocktail provided by Lidestri and Keystone Cider Mill.

The virtual program was emceed by sauce guru and radio personality, Pauly Guglielmo, and featured a heartfelt message from our CEO, Lisa Mattoon, a personal story told by a Big and Little, a paddle raise, and last, but not least, our online auction and raffle.


The event may be over, but the fundraising isn't.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

We are able to make matches because of generous sponsors like you! All proceeds raised will support the innovative programs that Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Rochester offers to the youth in our communities. Defending the potential of the children we support, our mission is simple: improve their lives with a one-to-one match.