The Liz O’Neill Award Fund

May 21, 2024

Liz O’Neill has dedicated her entire career to BGCBigs, where she has been executive director for 45 years. Across the span of four and a half decades, Liz has led the organization through periods of incredible growth and success. In honour of Liz’s leadership and dedication to the community, in lieu of gifts, please consider…

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Congratulations to Darrel & Edith Martin, 2024 Canada Volunteer Award Recipients

April 19, 2024

We’re pleased to share that on April 15, 2024, two of our long-time donors, Darrel and Edith Martin from Automated Aquatics, were recognized by the Government of Canada as recipients for the 2024 Canada Volunteer Awards! For more than 35 years Darrel and Edith have operated Automated Aquatics Canada Inc. in Edmonton and during this…

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BGCBigs & Fund Development Manager, Danisha Bhaloo-Shivji, Bring Home United Way Red Tie Gala Awards

March 18, 2024

On Thursday, March 14th, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region hosted the 2024 Red Tie Gala. Every year, the Awards of Distinction by United Way honor the dedication and empathy of individuals who actively contribute to their beloved community, fostering purposeful and impactful social transformation. We want to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Danisha…

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Thank You Edmonton Community Foundation for the Belonging in Our Community grant

June 27, 2023

We want to extend our sincere gratitude to our long-term supporter, Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF) for awarding us the Belonging in Our Community: BGCBigs’ Strategy on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion grant last year. With this generous grant, BGCBigs has been working toward intentionally embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) practices throughout the fabric of the…

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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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