Volunteers: Thank you, thank you, thank you!

“I cannot alone change the world, but I can cast a stone to make many ripples.” Sometimes it’s easy to be overwhelmed by all of the things in this world that seem to need fixing. Passionate people want to change the world, but how on earth do they decide how and where to start? Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters is proud to have 3,000 caring individuals who have decided to start something with us. On the surface … Continue reading

Volunteers Are Heroes

“I think a hero is any person really intent on making this world a better place for all people.” -Maya Angelou   At Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters we couldn’t agree more. To us, those heroes are our volunteers. Over 3,000 of them make it possible for us to provide caring relationships and safe places for nearly 5,000 children and families each year. They invest their time, commitment, and passion to offer guidance, friendship, and support to … Continue reading

We Don’t Do It Alone

Each year, Boys & Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area supports almost 5,000 children and youth and their families. But we don’t do it alone. Every single day, we rely on the time, commitment, and passion of over 3,000 volunteers who are at the core of our work providing safe places and positive relationships. They offer guidance and friendship as a positive role model to kids, regardless of whether they are a Big Brother or Sister, … Continue reading