BGCBigs rated a 5-star charity by Charity Intelligence

February 13, 2023

BBBSE Results Reporting Scorecard 2022 BBBSE Profile 2022 We are pleased to share that BGCBigs is currently rated a 5-star charity by Charity Intelligence! Charity Intelligence researches Canadian charities for donors to be informed and give intelligently. Their website posts free reports on more than 800 Canadian charities, as well as in-depth primers on philanthropic…

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Real Impact for Newcomers & Immigrants Youth

July 25, 2018

[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=”3.5.1″] In most cases, you grow up learning your language and culture from your parents, family members, friends and community. You are used to a certain climate, infrastructure, food, and way of life. But, the next thing you know, you are in another country,…

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“Building” Brighter Futures – One Roof at a Time

June 26, 2017

February in Edmonton brought unseasonably warm weather. With the sun, came the thaw and with the thaw, came a quick realization that the home away from home for so many of our community’s kids, was no longer sound. As the dripping, and sometimes streaming, began, our team scrambled. Rain barrels caught what they could, furniture…

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Meeting Basic Needs

October 7, 2016

The Melton Foundation is a multi-generational foundation that was started in 1969 by Stan and Peggy Melton. “They wanted to share their success with those in need,” Teresa Melton, Managing Director of the foundation says. We are so grateful that the Melton Foundation has chosen to share its success with Boys & Girls Clubs Big…

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Healthy Kitchens Make Healthy Kids

June 2, 2014

On the afternoon of Thursday May 1, 2014, ten club kids were crowded around a brand new kitchen island. They were making gingerbread squares and each was vying for a chance to add an ingredient or stir the mixture. It was their first Kitchen Club since major renovations to BGCBig’s West Club. Though they didn’t…

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YOUCAN Youth Services – Employability Opportunity for Young People

October 29, 2013

YOUCAN is looking for youth between the ages of 16-21 for their next Verto Project intake. They are starting interviews now with the first day of the program starting on Monday, October 21st, 2013. Below is the information. EARN WHILE YOU LEARN! Hourly Compensation + Completion Bonus! (Must not be eligible for Employment Insurance) YOUCAN Youth Services has…

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