ST. CLOUD - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota raised over $177,000 at their Magic Moments Gala earlier this month.

The event was attended by over 700 guests.

All proceeds from the event help fund Big Brothers Big Sister's youth mentoring program benefiting children who are facing adversity.

Currently, there are over 100 children in Central Minnesota that are waiting for a Big Brother, Big Sister, Big Couple, or Big Family.