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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Celebrating Pink Shirt Day

March 8, 2024

Rose coloured T-shirts all around! And there you have it, another successful Pink Shirt Day in the books. We brought all of our Clubs together on February 28, 2024, to celebrate being fearless leaders. Pink Shirt Day is all about being a friend, being kind, being inclusive and being a leader in your community. We…

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Thank You to Everyone Who Helped Make this Year’s Children First Golf Classic a Success

August 28, 2023

Thank you to everyone who participated in our BGCBigs Children First Golf Classic this year! Together, we raised over $125,000 for kids in our community! Thank you to our Golf Advisory Team and our Educate, Nourish, and Inspire sponsors for your ongoing support. A big thank you to Cougar Creek Golf Resort for hosting us,…

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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, YMCA and Edmonton Police Service celebrate vital funding support for DIVERSIONfirst program from Homeward Trust Edmonton and Government of Alberta

August 11, 2023

Edmonton charities, EPS to work with at-risk youth in DIVERSIONfirst program Last week, BGCBigs, the YMCA and the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) hosted a press conference at the Boyle Street Plaza to announce and celebrate vital funding support from Homeward Trust Edmonton and the Government of Alberta. This important funding will enable all three charitable organizations…

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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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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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