A Small School with a Big Heart

Over the last two weeks, children and families from Rutherford Elementary School have been sorting through their homes and involving their friends and neighbours to collect their goal of 550 lbs. of gently used clothing.  Engaging in friendly classroom competitions, kids and staff alike had a ton of fun while supporting a great cause, providing a valuable way for families to recycle their previously loved clothing, and an amazing learning opportunity for students in the importance of being responsible members … Continue reading

RBC Supports After School Programs

On Thursday, November 14th, our friends from RBC dropped by the Rundle Club with dinner and a BIG cheque!  Our kids enjoyed lasagna while checking out their new lunch bags and water bottles.  Our staff were treated to new coffee mugs and treats.  This generous grant of $15,000 will go toward ensuring kids have access to supportive and safe programming after school, the most vulnerable time for a child.  Our sincere thanks to the generous folks at RBC for their … Continue reading

President’s Choice Children’s Charity

President’s Choice® Children’s Charity gifts more than $1.1M to children’s nutrition programs in Alberta   On Wednesday, November 6th, President’s Choice® Children’s Charity announced more than $1.1 million in funding to Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada and Breakfast for Learning to provide healthy meals and snacks to more than 50,000 kids each day during the 2013/14 school year. A portion of the Boys and Girls Club of Canada gift is also earmarked to complete needed kitchen renovations at Clubs … Continue reading

Canadian Western Bank is Giving Greater Interest

With only one week left in the CWB Greater Interest Campaign, now is the time to purchase your GIC!  When you invest your money with Canadian Western Bank, the children and youth of our community are the true winners.  CWB will donate based on the revenue earned through this campaign and last year, BGCBigs received nearly $70,000.  This is a major source of funding for us and we are so grateful for the friendship of CWB and it’s staff and … Continue reading