Fringe Fundraiser – Chris Visser

Chris Visser’s MAGIC – Edmonton Fringe Festival announced today, a new partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton and Area.  When you buy tickets for this incredible show and enter “BGCBigs” into the “Promotional Code” field, they will rebate $2.50 from every ticket you purchase into the community through BGCBigs. It’s that simple. Only available at until Aug 5, 2013. Chris Visser’s MAGIC features a hilarious escape from everyday reality. Visser performs his tantalizing … Continue reading

Bowl for Kids Sake – Lac La Biche

Last month, Lac La Biche Big Brothers Big Sisters held their annual Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser.  A great group of generous folks raised money for the important work of mentoring children and youth in the LLB region.  All funds raised stay in the community for local support.  Please accept our sincere thanks to all the amazing men and women who shared their time with us! Entrec Corporation Kinsmen Club Stuart MacPherson Library Laurie Hunter & Team (Victim’s Services and … Continue reading

Enbridge Boosts Business

BGCBigs earns funds from the re-sale of gently used clothing and household items.  Whether through convenient (and free!) home pickups or by dropping off items at one of the many bins across Edmonton and area, individuals and families can feel great about recycling their unwanted things.  Click here for more information. The wonderful people at Enbridge, led by Landyn Margiotta, held a clothing drive this week.  Many bags were donated and our Beth Mayko stopped by to pick them up … Continue reading

Sherwood Dodge – Companies that Care

Watch the video from recording day and find out more about the campaign. Sherwood Dodge Principal of Sherwood Dodge, Scott Held, is walking the walk. Service Manager, Brad Larson, is a volunteer with the BGCBigs Youth In Care program and Scott has contributed financially to this program.  He is an awesome example of business owners who truly make a difference. This week, we were invited to record a radio commercial with Scott that he will be including in his advertising … Continue reading

Local Companies Support Volunteering

Today’s news release from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada reports that 77% of working Canadians would participate if their company provided time off to volunteer. People’s personal lives are just so hectic that many can’t take time away from their families to volunteer. When their workplace releases them for a few hours each week or month, it makes all the difference in the world. BGCBigs thanks all the local employers who understand the needs of their staff and the … Continue reading