A fundraiser tied to the Iowa – Iowa State rivalry gained 700 dollars for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Siouxland. Here, Floyd Valley Healthcare CEO Dustin Wright presents the check to Kristie Arlt, Executive Director of Big Brothers/Big Sisters. To the left is Brooke Daane, Special Events Coordinator for BB/BS.
Arlt says they are working to expand their program in Plymouth County.
Arlt says their biggest need right now are adults to pair with kids, especially men.
Arlt also wanted to expanding their reach in Plymouth County to people in uniform, called the Bigs and Badges program.
The uniforms’ presence reduces bullying in school.
Dustin Wright is a Big Brother, and he says it’s a rewarding experience.
For more information, go online to the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Siouxland website