Thank You Ricky’s!

On Thursday, May 9th, Ricky’s Restaurants opened a new location on 170th Street in Edmonton.  The wonderful team collected donations for several days and were able to present this cheque in support of BGCBigs programs.  It’s organizations like this who help to make our work possible and we are so incredibly grateful!

BBBS Mentioned in the Senate

One Hundredth Anniversary – The following is the speech delivered in the Canadian Senate in April. Hon. Jim Munson: Honourable senators, Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada is 100 years old and is marking this important anniversary with some great activities. As I speak, 100 delegates are in Ottawa, and those 100 delegates were in the Senate having discussions, which was wonderful. Senator Meredith was here for that. I talked to many of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters and those … Continue reading

BBBS National Research

The National Research Study: January 15, 2013 Release Canada’s first national youth mentoring research project is one of the largest mentoring studies ever conducted anywhere. The scope of this ground-breaking study is nationally and regionally representative. The five-year research project tracks the experience of almost 1,000 children and teenagers registered with Big Brother Big Sister agencies. Over time, the study’s in-depth findings will identify the processes that actually lead to the most positive outcomes of mentoring based on gender, age, … Continue reading

Welcome

Welcome to Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters!  We are excited to share this new and interactive website that we hope will provide the information and resources you need but also be a forum for conversation, where we can learn from each other in order to deliver the best possible support to kids and families. Thanks for taking the time to get to know us better.  Throughout the site, you’ll see opportunity to comment, provide feedback and otherwise … Continue reading

Global

Global Edmonton has been a partner in communications for many years.  For all charitable organizations, the opportunity to tell stories and connect with the community is crucial.  Through the power of television, and their impressive social media platforms, Global Edmonton is committed to making a difference in our community.  Global Edmonton is excited to work with BGCBigs to champion the mentorship program through education, awareness and by motivating viewers to support our youth and the Boys & Girls Clubs Big … Continue reading