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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Duane McEwan's Buddy Bench #NVW2019 - National Volunteer Week 2019

Duane McEwan’s Buddy Bench | National Volunteer Week 2019

April 9, 2019

Duane McEwan has been a volunteer with BGCBigs since 2015. Duane has spent this dedicated time with the wonderful children of the West Boys and Girls Club. Duane is very much a leader, and his charisma can shift the entire club from good to great by simply walking into the club. These wonderful qualities have…

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Volunteers, Thank you! | National Volunteer Week 2019

April 7, 2019

Volunteers, thank you! April 7-13, 2019 is National Volunteer Week! We want to make sure YOU and our 3,099 other volunteers know how important you are and that you are make a BIG impact for our children and their families. Did you know that you and all the amazing people from all walks of life from all…

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Pink Shirt Day 2019

February 27, 2019

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_gallery _builder_version=”3.18.9″ hover_overlay_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.9)” gallery_ids=”18945,18947,18946″ posts_number=”3″ show_title_and_caption=”off” fullwidth=”on” hover_icon=”%%3%%” /][et_pb_text] A Little Pin with a Giant Impact. What began as a simple response in support of a young child who had been bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school, has spread far and wide to be known as “Pink Shirt Day,” an anti-bullying…

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Rookie League

October 15, 2018

Rookie league has grown at our Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters clubs in Edmonton. Four years ago it consisted of a one day event where a number of children came to a ball diamond to play some modified games. Today it is an eight week program at three different sites. It’s not…

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Yoga In Ford Hall

April 26, 2018

[et_pb_section fb_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”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] On Sunday, April 22nd, youth from Boys & Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area attended a free yoga class in Ford Hall. Ford Hall is located in Rogers Place and can be used…

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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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Pink Shirt Day 2018

February 15, 2018

What is Pink Shirt Day? Pink Shirt Day started in 2007 when two grade 12 boys noticed another boy being bullied for wearing a pink shirt. Their response was to go out and buy 50 pink shirts to distribute and wear to school to support the boy who was being bullied. Pink Shirt Day is…

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10 Reasons to Come to Lobster Lovers!

October 1, 2017

We are so excited for November 3 – the date of our Lobster Lovers Feast proudly presented by Flaman Group of Companies at the Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre. It’s an East Coast causal dinner in support of our community’s children and you’re invited! Lobster Lovers isn’t just one of our largest fundraisers, it’s also…

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Putting Our Children First

July 18, 2017

With our annual Golf Tournament just a month away, we have been reflecting on the impact our sponsors, donors, and golfers have made on the children in our community. Our focus has always been ensuring that all children have the tools they need to succeed, to receive a good education, to develop positive friendships, and…

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