Congratulations to Darrel & Edith Martin, 2024 Canada Volunteer Award Recipients

April 19, 2024

We’re pleased to share that on April 15, 2024, two of our long-time donors, Darrel and Edith Martin from Automated Aquatics, were recognized by the Government of Canada as recipients for the 2024 Canada Volunteer Awards! For more than 35 years Darrel and Edith have operated Automated Aquatics Canada Inc. in Edmonton and during this…

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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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Thank you to Rogers for 2023 Community Grant in support of our Club programs!

March 4, 2024

  We’re incredibly thankful to Rogers Communications for the support they have provided to our Club programs over the past year. With the community grant they provided, we continue to provide kids with opportunities to connect with positive role models and peers, enjoy a healthy meal and explore our core program areas: arts and culture,…

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Frank Flaman: Leaving an Incredible Legacy

December 13, 2023

On October 9th, 2023, our community lost a great philanthropist in Frank Flaman. These words are in remembrance of Frank and the generous contributions he made to our community. Part of Frank’s legacy will be remembered through the Frank J. Flaman Foundation, which Frank established in 2005. For more than 15 years the Foundation has…

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Thank You EPCOR for supporting our McCauley Club Afterschool Programming and Rigorous Tutoring

December 4, 2023

Thank you to EPCOR for contributing $150,000 over the past 2 years to our McCauley Club Afterschool Programming and Rigorous Tutoring. Our McCauley Club provides a safe and fun place for kids to go after school and during the summer. Kids are provided with opportunities to connect with positive role models and peers, enjoy a…

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Thank You Canada Summer Jobs, REACH, and Realtors Community Foundation for Supporting our Summer Programming

September 27, 2023

We would like to express a huge Thank You to Canada Summer Jobs, REACH and the Realtors Community Foundation for supporting our Summer Programming this year. Thanks to their generous support, we were able to run eight different summer camp locations that operated each week from Monday through Friday and we employed twenty (20) Canada…

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Thank You Stollery Charitable Foundation for your support on the BUILD Capacity Building Initiative

September 12, 2023

We would like to extend a huge thank you to the Stollery Charitable Foundation. Over the past 3 years (May 2020 through September 2023) they’ve provided their support on a project called BUILD Capacity Building Initiative. This initiative is dedicated to a variety of important outcomes to the work that BGCBigs’ does, including Volunteer Recruitment,…

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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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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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Thank You Edmonton Community Foundation for the Belonging in Our Community grant

June 27, 2023

We want to extend our sincere gratitude to our long-term supporter, Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF) for awarding us the Belonging in Our Community: BGCBigs’ Strategy on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion grant last year. With this generous grant, BGCBigs has been working toward intentionally embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) practices throughout the fabric of the…

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