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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#GivingTuesday – November 28, 2023

November 27, 2023

  This #GivingTuesday, you choose how you give! Whether you give your time, a monetary donation, or physical gift, your support is so valuable to our future mentoring and club programming. All of you—each and every one of you—never fail to remind our children, youth and families that you walk alongside them, no matter how…

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Bird Construction Charity Golf Classic raises funds for BGC Strathcona County and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Strathcona County

August 15, 2023

On Thursday, August 10, 2023, Bird Construction hosted its annual Charity Golf Classic. This year, all funds raised are in support of BGC Strathcona County and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Strathcona County. The tournament was a huge success, raising $51,750 for the two agencies through both the golf tournament and a 50/50 draw. Staff…

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BGCBigs Club Kids Attend Riverhawks Baseball Game

July 18, 2023

On July 6, 2023, our Summer Camp had an awesome opportunity to attend an Edmonton Riverhawks baseball game as part of Sports Week at the Club!  We want to say a huge thank-you to the Riverhawks who gifted 135 youth tickets to our Kinsmen, Tweddle, Rundle, West and McCauley clubs—they had a BALL of a…

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Thank you RBC & Big Possibilities

April 17, 2023

One thing that hasn’t changed over the past few years is that youth are still hungry to secure jobs, attend post-secondary and pursue career opportunities. As BGCBigs has transitioned back to in-person programming over the past year, we’ve heard youth in our community continue to express their interest and desire to work and learn more…

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Bids for Kids

May 9, 2018

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Vancouver Trip

April 3, 2018

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”27px|0px|27px|0px”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.106″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” background_layout=”light”] On February 17, 2018 The Canadian Brewhouse & The Avery Linton Legacy Foundation gave forty matches from Edmonton and Calgary’s BBBS a round trip to Vancouver. Sarah Kowaluk from arch&OAK photography put together a wonderful slideshow of the trip.…

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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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Running Can Change Lives

June 2, 2017

From noon on March 11 to noon on March 12, two treadmills (provided by Flaman Fitness) at the Lululemon on Whyte were continuously powered by runners donating their sweat and their cash to the BGCBigs Eat Smart Program. It was the third-time River City Runners organized their 24 Hour Treadmill Challenge to raise money for…

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Santa Clothes Came To Town!

November 28, 2016

November 6 was a special day for 100 of our community’s kids. For the first time anywhere in Canada, the Rotary Club of Edmonton West gave the gift of the holiday season to children in need of warm clothing. Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters partnered with four inner city Edmonton elementary schools…

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