FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)– Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana kicked off its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser on Thursday.

The event took place at Thunder Bowl #1 on 6700 Lafayette St. from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Big Brothers Big Sisters aims to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships between adult volunteers and children whose ages range from 5 years old to adolescents. This year, the non-profit aimed to raise $250,000 in order to create and support 250 new matches.

The fundraiser continues through April.