Big Brothers Big Sisters Launch Sports Buddies with Lehigh Valley Legends

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 18, 2023, Lehigh Valley, Pa) – At a launch event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley (BBBSLV) new mentoring program, “Sports Buddies”, players from our local professional basketball team, Lehigh Valley Legends, were among the first athletes to step up to the plate and register to become volunteer “Bigs”.

BBBSLV Associate Program Director, Kisten Wisdo wrote, “We appreciate your time and support in helping to defend the potential of Lehigh Valley youth. We are excited to make a positive impact in the community with our new mentoring program – Sports Buddies!”

Lehigh Valley Legends Chief Operating Officer, James Stewart, continues, “One of the biggest aspirations of our organization is to help the youth within our community. Our partnership with BBBSLV and their ‘Sports Buddies’ program will provide an invaluable service for our youth.”

BBBSLV is looking to pair approximately 263 young athletes with sporty mentors. All are welcome to apply here: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley Volunteer Application

Pictured: Lehigh Valley Legends Basketball forward, Joshua Williams, speaks with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley board members during the launch of the nonprofit’s “Sports Buddies” program. Big Brothers Big Sister of the Lehigh Valley is looking to pair over 250 local children with volunteer “Sports Buddies Bigs” as stated during an informational session held at Hopps at the Paddock in Allentown on Wednesday evening. Lehigh Valley Legends players are among the first to register for the new program.

Lehigh Valley Legends is a professional men’s basketball organization operating in The Basketball League’s East Conference Division. We are dedicated to empowering a new generation of young athletes, growing new basketball fans and providing the Lehigh Valley with legendary family-friendly entertainment. Corporate Sponsors and Community Partners include D12 Sports, WAEB-FM B104, St. Luke’s Sports Medicine, LV IronPigs, PPL Center, McDonalds and Community Action of the Lehigh Valley.

Danielle Bynum
Co-Team Market Owner & Director of Marketing of Lehigh Valley Legends