BGCBigs rated a 5-star charity by Charity Intelligence

February 13, 2023

BBBSE Results Reporting Scorecard 2022 BBBSE Profile 2022 We are pleased to share that BGCBigs is currently rated a 5-star charity by Charity Intelligence! Charity Intelligence researches Canadian charities for donors to be informed and give intelligently. Their website posts free reports on more than 800 Canadian charities, as well as in-depth primers on philanthropic…

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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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Family Day Activities 2022 Edmonton & Area

Family Day Weekend 2022 — What to do in Edmonton & Area

February 16, 2022

Are you looking for some no or low-cost activities to do this Family Day Weekend in and around Edmonton? If so, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a shortlist that you and your Little’s or Families can participate in (if you have any others, please leave them in the comments!): Silver Skate Festival February 11 –…

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Black History Month

February 1, 2022

BGCBigs celebrates our diverse cultures and identities. Serving and working with children, youth, families, volunteers and partners from diverse backgrounds, we believe in learning with others and from others recognizing that our individual cultures, experiences and stories have a lot to teach us and help us shape our shared future. As we start Black History…

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Give the Gift of Time - BGCBigs Edmonton

Give the Gift of Time – We Need Volunteers

December 1, 2021

Young people in your community need your time and attention. The last 21 months have affected each of us in different ways. Our mental health was challenged. Many of us had family and friends who were affected by COVID either indirectly or directly. It was sometimes difficult to find the good news stories in all…

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Women in Philanthropy A Conversation on Legacy - BGCBigs Children's Circle

Women In Philanthropy: A Conversation on Legacy (Webinar Panel Recording)

December 1, 2021

Women In Philanthropy: A Conversation on Legacy. We hosted a webinar and to learn from a panel of women in philanthropy on what motivates them to give and their thoughts on legacy giving. You will hear from our speakers: • Louise Hayes, Former BGCBigs Board Member • Victoria Britain, Little Sister • Carole Kuypers, Big…

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BGCBigs Edmonton Two Big Sisters Interviewed on Global

An Interview with Two BGCBig Volunteer Big Sisters on Global Edmonton

October 5, 2021

Watch as volunteer Big Sister Shaundra and Big Sister Rebecca talk about their experience and the difference they’re making in the lives of the Little’s that they volunteer with. By providing attention, guidance, and support during the crucial times in these kids’ lives, they feel that they are making an impact while enjoying their time…

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Truth and Reconciliation Day at BGCBig Clubs 2021

Truth and Reconciliation Day 2021 at BGCBig Clubs

October 5, 2021

With the first Day of National Truth and Reconciliation past us, our clubs wanted to share how our clubs chose to participate. There were many activities the kids participated in to raise awareness around the importance of the day and learning more about Indigenous culture. This day also coincided with Orange Shirt Day, and club…

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Strathcona County Features Big Brother Match Mason Nurse and Riley Penner

September 23, 2021

“The program has really helped me and it’s really fun to talk to someone that truly gets me and understands me.” Celebrating September as Big Brothers Big Sisters month & showcasing what we do, Strathcona County Family and Community Services asked Riley & Mason (Big Brother Match) about their experience. Check out their latest blogpost…

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RFP Field Study - Future of Fundraising

Request for Proposal: Field Study – Future of Fundraising

July 29, 2021

Download the Full RFP PDF Here Introduction United Way of the Alberta Capital Region (UWACR), Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters (BGCBigs) and the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (ECVO) are currently seeking interested firms to conduct a field study on the future of fundraising in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Organizational Background UWACR…

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