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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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Cobi and Darrin 10 year BGCBigs Big Brother Match

The Power of Mentorship, 10 year Big Brother Match – Global News Edmonton Story

October 12, 2021

10 Year Big Brother match Cobi Winter (Little) and Darrin Varga (Big Brother) featured on Global Edmonton talking about what a lifelong friendship has meant for the both of them. Cobi explains that Darrin has helped him step out of his shell and becoming a bit more outgoing. Darrin explains the relationship that transitioned from…

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Global News and the Herman Family Story - BGCBigs

Edmonton siblings benefit from BCGBigs program – Global News

September 17, 2021

Many kids dream about having an older sibling — someone they look up to. Watch as Ciara Yashuk with Global News brings us the story of two siblings and the impact the program has had on their lives. Thank you so much to Kyrie Herman and her two amazing children Holden and Cadence for speaking…

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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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Watch As This Average Guy Steps Up to Help Out

May 13, 2015

At BGCBigs, we’re pretty honest about the high need for male role models in young boys’ lives. It’s true for our community of Edmonton, for the communities where we operate satellite offices in Alberta, and for all of North America. While we also need good women to step forward and become Big Sisters, the need…

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Did you know BGCBigs has Francophone Programs?

January 29, 2014

BGCBigs Community Programs Facilitator, Natalee Mantha and Volunteer Mentor Yan Boucher were invited to talk about the programs and needs in our community on Radio Canada this week.  You can hear the interview through their website below. Le programme Grands frères Grandes soeurs à Edmonton Étudiants au Cégep de Jonquière. Le programme Grands frères Grandes…

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Excellence in Health Promotion

August 7, 2013

CMA Honours Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada for Excellence in Health Promotion OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2013 /CNW/ – The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) announced today Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada (BGCC) as the recipient of its Award for Excellence in Health Promotion. The award recognizes individuals and organizations from outside the health sector…

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Little has Big impact on Volunteer

July 29, 2013

Community Matters: Little has Big impact on Volunteer By Claire Theobald, Edmonton Sun Andy Anderson started with Big Brothers Big Sisters as a mentor, now he and his Little are more like family. “I just tell people he is my brother, and he introduces me as his older brother,” says Anderson. “We just kind of…

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Spruce Grove Examiner Reports on Big/Little Sister Match

July 27, 2013

Big Brothers Big Sisters need volunteers in the tri-area By Thomas Miller, Spruce Grove Examiner/Stony Plain Reporter A year and a half ago Breanna and Desirae were in a serious car accident. Breanna shattered her ankle and needed surgery, Desirae broke her arm and had some internal bleeding, but they can count themselves lucky —…

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New PSA – Call for Champions

July 24, 2013

BGCBigs is so excited to share our new Public Service Announcement, generously produced by Global Edmonton. Enjoy! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anbq4sSl3M8&w=1280&h=720]

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