Big Brothers Big Sisters Miles for Mentoring

June 92021

On June 5th, Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence will officially kickoff the Miles for Mentoring campaign. BBBS Independence CEO, Marcus Allen, and Governing Board member, Gary Jonas, will embark on a 3,700 mile ride from San Francisco to Atlantic City with the goals of raising critical funding and to bring awareness to the 750+ local children currently on the waiting list to me matched with a mentor and role model.

Beasley Media Philadelphia will call upon its listeners to support this mission with an all day, all station Radiothon on Wednesday, June 9th.

Marcus & Gary will check in from their yet-to-be exactly-determined location with:

  • The Preston & Steve Show – 93.3 WMMR, 6a – 10:30a
  • Kristen Herrmann – 95.7 BEN-FM, 6a – 9a
  • The Anthony Gargano Show – 97.5 The Fanatic, 10a – 2p
  • Matt Cord – 102.9 WMGK, 10a – 2p
  • Nicole Michalik – 92.5 WXTU, 3p – 7p

Get Involved! Donate by visiting MILES.GIVESMART.COM or texting MILES to 76278. Or, help us reach our goal of signing up 100 people to become BIGS. Use your free time to mentor a LITTLE who needs your help. Learn how:

To learn more about the seven week Miles for Mentoring ride, including how you can join the team for the final leg from Philadelphia to Atlantic city, visit

Over 30,000 children are waiting for a mentor across the United States and BBBS Independence is utilizing this campaign to help as many of them as possible. Please join the mission!

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