Putting Our Children First

With our annual Golf Tournament just a month away, we have been reflecting on the impact our sponsors, donors, and golfers have made on the children in our community. Our focus has always been ensuring that all children have the tools they need to succeed, to receive a good education, to develop positive friendships, and to ensure they are healthy and active.  But we can’t do it alone. The last two years have been a challenging time in our economy, … Continue reading

Running Can Change Lives

From noon on March 11 to noon on March 12, two treadmills (provided by Flaman Fitness) at the Lululemon on Whyte were continuously powered by runners donating their sweat and their cash to the BGCBigs Eat Smart Program. It was the third-time River City Runners organized their 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge to raise money for a charity in Edmonton. This year, they chose to make sure that BGCBigs can continue to provide hot and healthy meals to some of our … Continue reading

5 Ways to Have Fun While Spring Cleaning

It is officially spring! Even though you’d rather be outside, make the best of our in-between weather and use this time to organize your closet. Bring some sunshine into your home, and check out these five ways you can have fun while de-cluttering. 1) Invite a Friend Over Make a night of your closet mess! Invite friends over, grab snacks and make fun signs that say keep or donate, so that they can help you make decisions when you just can’t let go. Take it … Continue reading

Dream Street Returns – $1.2 Million Grand Prize

Tickets are officially on sale for the Big Brothers Big Sisters 37th Dream Home & Win 50 Lottery! Grand Prize is Your Choice The Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home Lottery is back this year thanks to the support of Landrex Inc. and generous folks like you! Three incredible home builders – Alves Development, Romaya Homes, and Veneto Custom Homes – are each building a gorgeous dream home on Elaine Street, St. Albert. The winner of the $1.2 million Grand Prize … Continue reading

10 Reasons to Come to Lobster Lovers!

We are so excited for November 4 – the date of our Lobster Lovers Feast at Chateau Lacombe. It’s a Dinner and Auction in support of our community’s children and you’re invited! Lobster Lovers isn’t just one of our largest fundraisers, it’s also one of our favourite events! Here are 10 reasons why you should come spend the evening with us. 1)    Be Inspired We’ve got an amazing speaker lined up – someone who will share first hand the impact … Continue reading