BGCBigs Earns Key Acknowledgement from the City of Edmonton

September 16, 2022

Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area (BGCBigs) Earns Key Acknowledgement from the City of Edmonton To celebrate, BGCBigs is launching a campaign to recruit more than 1,000 volunteers in the next year Edmonton – September 16, 2022 – Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and…

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BGCBigs Executive Director, Liz O’Neill, Recognized as a Finalist for Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award!

January 24, 2019

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_size=”initial” _builder_version=”3.18.9″] On behalf of our Board of Directors and staff, we are proud to share that our Executive Director, Liz O’Neill, was chosen as one of four finalists for Lifetime MENTOR USA Achievement Award! Liz will be invited to receive her award in Washington,…

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A Night Of Awards

September 18, 2016

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 was the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual General Meeting and Volunteer/Child Awards Night.  We were blessed with the attendance of City Councillors Scott McKeen and Mohinder Banga as well as Mayor Don Iveson, who helped us honour the individuals being awarded.  Mayor Iveson surprised us with a…

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Big Sister of the Year – Part 2

December 2, 2014

Yesterday we shared Part 1 of the story that led to Shelly becoming Big Sister of the Year. Today, we’d like to share the letter from Cindy’s Mom, Marianna. I would like to express my gratitude for having Shelly as my child Cindy’s mentor (Big Sister). Thanks to the help of the Big Brother and Big…

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Big Sister of the Year – Part 1

December 1, 2014

Each year we give our outstanding kids and volunteers awards for their amazing commitment and dedication to our programs. Normally nominations for these awards come from our staff who work with our kids, families, and volunteers. But this year, we received an out of the ordinary nomination. It included a letter from a Little Sister…

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Nominate a Great Kid!

November 24, 2014

Do you know a great kid you know in your community? Celebrate their remarkable efforts and help inspire them to continue doing great things by nominating them for a Great Kids Award! Haven’t heard about the Great Kids Award? Here’s the scoop. When seven year-old Austin Neufeld realized he would not have enough garage sale…

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Making Post-Secondary A Reality

October 15, 2014

Through the generous support of Future Shop, 40 Boys and Girls Clubs youth from across Canada now have the opportunity to pursue their higher education goals as recipients of Future Shop’s Future Generation Scholarships. Two of those youth are our very own BGCBigs Club members, Emanuelle and Sumayyah! On Saturday, September 27 both Emaunele and…

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Leadership in Non-profit Sector Knows No Bounds

June 19, 2014

The following was originally written and published by MacEwan University. For over 30 years, Liz O’Neill has devoted her life to serving children and youth. For her many years of service in the community as the Executive Director of Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area, Liz will receive a…

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Nominate A “Great Kid” Today!

October 17, 2013

Great Kids Award In April 2014, 16 children and youth from around Alberta will be recognized for their outstanding community efforts and leadership at the 14th Annual Great Kids Awards. Alberta is home to thousands of kids who do great things every day for themselves and others – at home, at school and in the…

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Nominate a BGCBigs Child or Volunteer Today!

October 2, 2013

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…

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