SOURCE: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Inc

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties

December 21, 2010 11:32 ET

Macy's of the Gardens Mall and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties Partner to Give Kids a 'Big' Holiday Treat

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL--(Marketwire - December 21, 2010) - Macy's of the Gardens Mall partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties to give children a special breakfast and $75 shopping spree.

51 children attended the event and enjoyed breakfast with Macy's General Manager Susan Maupin and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties President/CEO Bill Bee. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties provided a $75 gift card for each child using a Macy's grant combined with undesignated agency funding.

"Macy's is so excited to provide something special for these kids," said Ms. Maupin. "Every child deserves a happy holiday."

Mr. Bee from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties, along with his "Little Brother" Patrick presented Ms. Maupin with a plaque in recognition of Macy's dedication to improving the lives of children in Palm Beach County.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties

BBBS provides at-risk children ages 6-18 with volunteer mentors who serve as positive role models. Since 1986, the organization has provided mentors to children in Martin County and since July 2010 in Palm Beach County.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) recognized the Martin County organization in 2007 as one of the 35 best performing agencies nationwide. BBBSA recognized CEO Bill Bee as "CEO of the Year - Small Agency Category" in 2007. South Florida Business Leader Magazine ranked BBBS Martin County in 2009 and again in 2010 as one of the top 100 South Florida small businesses. Visit www.MentorBig.org to learn more.

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