‘A LITTLE Change Makes a BIG Impact’: CVS Health hosts regional in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts NOW Through August 3, 2019
Visit any CVS Pharmacy location in Rhode Island or Eastern Massachusetts and round up your total at the register to become a Defender of Potential!
Massachusetts, July 2019 – In support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island (BBBSRI) and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts, CVS Health is offering customers at CVS Pharmacy locations in Rhode Island and Eastern Massachusetts the option to “round-up” their total at the register to the nearest dollar to donate to their local Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter, now through Saturday, July 27, 2019. The donation will contribute to positive youth outcomes in the local community.
BBBSRI provides extensive background screenings, volunteer trainings, scholarships, emergency assistance funds for families, and no cost activities for Bigs and Littles to have new experiences, such as live theater, sports games, fishing, hiking, and more!
“We are so grateful to the many patrons of such a philanthropic, local company, investing in the future of our youth throughout their school years and beyond,” said Katje Afonseca, Executive Director of BBBSRI.
BBBS of Eastern Massachusetts is helping to improve self-esteem, academic performance, and provide meaningful one-to-one relationships for local youth that change their lives for the better, forever. The agency defends the potential of 3,600 local youth annually by providing each child with a mentor to guide and support them.
“We are thrilled to partner with CVS Health and grateful for their support of our mission to change the lives of children while enabling healthier families, better schools and stronger communities for all,” said Wendy Foster, CEO and President of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts. “We are excited to connect with CVS Health’s network of loyal customers and are grateful for their support of the local community.”
”CVS Health is committed to giving back to the local community, and we’re proud to be able to extend our support to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts, as part of our commitment to building healthier communities locally and across the country,” said Eileen Howard Boone, Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy, CVS Health.
For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island, visit BigsRI.org, call 401.921.2434, or email, Mentoring@BigsRI.org
For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts, and to help defend the potential of youth in eastern Massachusetts, visit massbaybigs.org or call 617-542-9090.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay is an innovative, energetic organization that is making a real difference in the lives of more than 3,200 youth annually by providing them with an invested, caring adult mentor. With research and proven outcomes at its core, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay is working to defend the potential of children facing adversity and ensure every child has the support from caring adults that they need for healthy development and success in life. The organization’s vision is to inspire, engage and transform communities in Massachusetts Bay by helping youth achieve their full potential, contributing to healthier families, better schools, more confident futures and stronger communities. For more information about this worthwhile cause and its important mission, visit www.massbaybigs.org.