Northlands – Making Memories for our Community’s Kids

Three years ago, Darryl Szafranski – Northlands Director, Community Relations, Communications & Government Relations – made a call to BGCBigs that started a relationship that would change and improve the ways in which we are able to connect with our community. On the COMMUNITY page of the Northlands website, the headline says, “Creating tomorrow’s memories every day”.  Almost exactly a year ago, this incredible group of individuals fulfilled their promise in the hearts and minds of kids, families and volunteers … Continue reading

President’s Choice Children’s Charity

President’s Choice® Children’s Charity gifts more than $1.1M to children’s nutrition programs in Alberta   On Wednesday, November 6th, President’s Choice® Children’s Charity announced more than $1.1 million in funding to Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada and Breakfast for Learning to provide healthy meals and snacks to more than 50,000 kids each day during the 2013/14 school year. A portion of the Boys and Girls Club of Canada gift is also earmarked to complete needed kitchen renovations at Clubs … Continue reading

Happy Rogers Youth Education Day!

Today is Rogers Youth Education Day — a day to celebrate the importance of education and help give youth in our partner programs a brighter future. Tweet with the #BrighterFuture hashtag on Twitter to help. For every tweet with the hashtag, and Facebook share of this photo, we’ll donate $1 toward the purchase of a mobile tech unit (to a maximum of $250,000) for our youth education partners across the country. Click here to learn more about the impact of … Continue reading

PSA Shoot with Global and Carole Anne Devaney

Some of our awesome folks stopped by the Global studio on Wednesday to tape a new public service announcement, calling for an increase in new Big Brothers and Big Sisters.  The piece is scheduled to start by the end of the summer and we are so incredibly grateful for the support of our kids, families and volunteers – and Global Edmonton – for bringing this important message forward. About the Cast Dr. Tamara Brown is a grown up Little Sister … Continue reading