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Big Brothers Big Sisters to host holiday party for children in need this Saturday

KNOXVILLE, TN (Nov. 28, 2018) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee will host a Holiday party for mentors (Bigs) and their mentees (Littles) on Saturday, Dec. 1.

The sixth annual BBBS-ETN Match Holiday Party, sponsored by Altar’d State, takes place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Summit Ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville. The event is attended by nearly 300 mentors, youth and family members.

This year’s party will be Polar Express-themed—matches are encouraged to wear pajamas, and breakfast will be served.

What: The sixth annual BBBS-ETN Match Holiday Party, in partnership with UT’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

When: Saturday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where: Crowne Plaza Knoxville, 401 W. Summit Hill — Summit Ballroom

Visuals:

  • Littles meeting Santa Claus and opening presents
  • Mentors and youth decorating cookies, creating ornaments, and participating in other arts and crafts activities
  • Announcement of BBBS-ETN Bigs of the Year

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee (BBBS-ETN)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee defends potential in children through strong and enduring, professionally supported one‐to‐one relationships that change lives for the better, forever. Children enrolled in the program achieve measurable outcomes, including educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 47-year history in the Knoxville area. Learn more at tennesseebig.org.

About Altar’d State
Altar’d State is a rapidly growing women’s fashion brand with more than 100 boutiques throughout 30 states. Altar’d State’s popularity is growing not only for its inspiring boutique-style shopping experience and on-trend women’s fashion and accessories, but also for its emphasis on giving back to local and global organizations. Through its Give Back and Mission Monday initiatives, Altar’d State donates a portion of all net proceeds to global and local non-profit organizations.

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