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
Each year, BGCBigs celebrates the kids and volunteers who stand out and make a difference through an awards program. Every volunteer, every child and youth, are so important to us and if we could give you all an award, we would! But we only have 8 real awards and so are opening the nominations to you this year, and are excited to hear your stories and how the child or volunteer in your life deserve special recognition. Any child, youth … Continue reading
Alumni from the Toronto Blue Jays joined kids from our Rundle Club on Monday, July 29th, for a fun afternoon of baseball! The Jays Care Foundation provides baseball equipment and instruction to kids at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. For more information, click here. Thank you Jays Care Foundation!
What an exciting day and the whole 10 days ahead are full of fun and adventure! Beginning with this morning’s parade, BGCBigs staff, volunteers and kids will be participating in K-Days activities and enjoying our wonderful city. If you’re at the fair grounds, make sure to stop by and visit us in the Expo Centre. A little birdie told us that our friends at Telus are donating $5 for every song sung at their karaoke stage, which sounds like something … Continue reading