Thank you to all of our BIG 3 Challenge participants and donors! We are so grateful for your incredible support this year and for sticking with us as we navigated through the challenges of the pandemic. We look forward to being back together safely with you all in 2021. Please save the date for the Big 3 Fishing Tournament – July 9, 2021!

Click HERE to view the challenge scoreboard from this year’s fun-spirited day of fishing.

We are at 83% of our Challenge goal and donations are still being accepted. The BIG 3 contributes to nearly 40% of the agency’s annual operating budget and with your help, we can lessen the impact of COVID-19 on our mission and continue to serve as many kids on the Cape and Islands as possible. Please consider donation to this challenge if you are in a position to give. Donate today! 

 

Interested in learning more about the BIG 3 and becoming involved? Please contact Christa Danilowicz at cdanilowicz@capebigs.org or 617-447-4578.

  • When Friday, July 10, 2020 | 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Details This year’s BIG 3 Challenge will encompass a fun spirited day of fishing for those who can safely fish while adhering to the state’s social gathering guidelines and restrictions. Please join us in spirit in honor of the kids and families we serve.
Leadership Gifts
Wicked Tuna
Big Bass
Striper
Bluefish
Battle of the Badges
Branding Sponsors
2020 Big 3 Fishing Tournament
When is the Big 3 Fishing Tournament?*

After much consideration, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel this year’s BIG 3 Fishing Tournament and reception as originally planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We know that this will come as a disappointment, however the health and safety of everyone in our community is our top priority, along with supporting our families, Littles, Bigs and staff in our program.

Though our event will no longer take place in the way that we intended, we must continue our purpose now more than ever – helping youth achieve their full potential, contributing to healthier families, better schools, brighter futures and stronger communities. When Littles have a Big who’s there for them – even if it’s not face to face – it makes a huge difference. That’s why these one-to-one mentoring relationships are more important now than ever.

In lieu of our usual plans, The BIG 3 Challenge will take place where this year only we ask for your financial support without the wonderful beach reception, and special details you have come to know and love.  The BIG 3 contributes to nearly 40% of our annual operating budget and with your help, we can lessen the impact of COVID-19 on our mission and continue to serve as many kids on the Cape and Islands as possible. Please consider being a part of this challenge if you are in a position to give.

Many of our supporters plan to safely fish on July 10th in honor of the kids and families that we serve. If you are interested in learning more about participating in this fun spirited day of fishing, please reach out to Christa Danilowicz at cdanilowicz@capebigs.org or by calling 617-447-4578.

Where does the money raised at this event go?

Funds raised by The BIG 3 Challenge will directly support the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands.

What is the deadline for sponsorship?

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

How much did we raise last year?

Last year’s Big 3 Fishing Tournament raised an amazing amount of $380,000. With your help, The BIG 3 Challenge can raise much needed funds to continue our mission! Check out photos from last year.

Wicked Tuna: $10,000
  • A day of fishing for 5 anglers on your own boat or a donated boat
  • Premiere logo placement as a “Wicked Tuna Sponsor”:
    • On the Big 3 Fishing Tournament website
    • Social media recognition on all digital platforms (@capebigs)
    • In the post Challenge newsletter
      • Print edition mailed to more than 300 households
      • Digital edition emailed to more than 2,000 contacts
    • Onsite banner recognition as a Challenge supporter at the 2021 BIG 3 Fishing Tournament
  • 100% tax deductible
Big Bass: $5,000
  • A day of fishing for 4 anglers on your own boat or a donated boat
  • Premium logo placement as a “Big Bass Sponsor”:
    • On the Big 3 Fishing Tournament website
    • Social media recognition on all digital platforms (@capebigs)
    • In the post Challenge newsletter
      • Print edition mailed to more than 300 households
      • Digital edition emailed to more than 2,000 contacts
    • Onsite banner recognition as a Challenge supporter at the 2021 BIG 3 Fishing Tournament
  • 100% tax deductible
Striper Sponsor: $2,500
  • A day of fishing for 2 anglers on your own boat or a donated boat
  • Logo placement or listing as a “Striper Sponsor”:
    • On the Big 3 Fishing Tournament website
    • In the post Challenge newsletter
      • Print edition mailed to more than 300 households
      • Digital edition emailed to more than 2,000 contacts
    • Onsite banner recognition as a Challenge supporter at the 2021 BIG 3 Fishing Tournament
  • 100% tax deductible
Bluefish Sponsor: $1,500
  • Listing as a “Bluefish Sponsor”:
    • On the Big 3 Fishing Tournament website
    • In the post Challenge newsletter
      • Print edition mailed to more than 300 households
      • Digital edition emailed to more than 2,000 contacts
    • Onsite banner recognition as a Challenge supporter at the 2021 BIG 3 Fishing Tournament
  • 100% tax deductible

*Additional sponsorship benefits may become available dependent on social gathering guidelines as instructed by the Massachusetts COVID-19 reopening plan.

Event Co-Chairs

E.J. & Terry Jaxtimer
E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc.

Jeff Leerink
SVB Leerink

Committee

Chris Cooney
C.C. Construction, Inc.

Jamie Jaxtimer
E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc.

Shawn DeLude
Nauset Disposal

John Our
Robert B. Our Co. Inc.

Dan Popovich
Battle of the Badges

Kristin Gayle
E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc.

Kyle Prussing
Morgan Stanley

In 1974 an informal group of volunteers began serving as mentors to six disadvantaged youth on Cape Cod. Soon after, the group was formally organized as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands. The program was founded due to the large population of at-risk children- particularly those living in single-parent homes on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard.

In 2006, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod & the Islands merged with Boston-based Big Brothers Big Sister of Massachusetts Bay to improve organizational sustainability and increase capacity to serve children. Based in Hyannis, MA we are currently the only one-to-one youth mentoring agency on Cape Cod.