A Full Circle of Mentorship

Alberta needs more mentors. So in 2014, Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer, Alberta Human Services, and TransCanada banded together to build and launch a campaign to recruit more. The product was Mentoring Moments, an extension of the #8000Mentors movement to match youth in government care to a caring role mode. We got to travel the province and meet 5 amazing … Continue reading

Mentorship Helps Youth Achieve Their Potential

This is a wonderful article about the power of mentoring written by our friends at TransCanada. Supporting those in need At age 17, Christopher – a treaty member of the Muskowekwan First Nation – experienced a series of events that would change his life forever. After suffering through a childhood of abuse and instability, he found a new path through life thanks to the Boys & Girls Clubs, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area (BGCBigs) Youth in Care … Continue reading

Youth In Care Group a Source of Mentorship and Family

This letter was sent to us from a young man who was part of our Youth In Care program. Dear Boys & Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton, My name is Christopher and I am treaty member of the Muskowekwan First Nation. I am going to share a bit of my background before I took part in the BGCBigs Youth in Care (YIC) group and became matched with my mentor Eric. Throughout my childhood and adolescence I experienced … Continue reading