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Clothing Donation Bins: A Tool for Teaching Kids about Charity

Teaching Kids About Giving Back In this blog, we’ll dig into the impact of giving through clothing donation bins, a straightforward method to show kids the value of charity and … Read more

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How Local Volunteering Can Shape Your Career Path

Transformative Experiences In this blog, we’ll outline how giving your time to mentor young people can be a game-changer for your career path. We’ll also explore the skills you’ll pick … Read more

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10 Traits of an Exceptional Volunteer

Skills to Cultivate Today, we outline a few key qualities that make a volunteer stand out. Learn how empathy, dedication, and leadership can elevate your volunteer experience and make a … Read more

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Safety and Hygiene Practices for Using Donation Boxes

How to Use Our Clothing Donation Boxes This blog explores the basics of safety and cleanliness when using donation boxes in Greater Vancouver. Find out how to properly get your … Read more

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The Joy of Volunteering with Kids in Surrey, BC

The Benefits of Volunteering Start a fulfilling adventure by volunteering with children in Surrey, BC – learn how volunteering with Big Brothers makes a massive impact on your community and … Read more

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Developing Leadership Skills by Volunteering in Surrey, BC

Upgrading Leadership Skills Have you ever considered how to improve your leadership skills in an impactful way? Today we’re diving into how dedicating your time to youth can sculpt your … Read more

Tips for Efficient Clothing Donation Box Use

A ‘How To’ With Donation Boxes Here, we discover how to make every piece of clothing you donate truly matter. Check out these handy tips for getting the most out … Read more

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How Clothing Donation Boxes Support Greater Vancouver

The Value of Donation Boxes Today, we focus on how the clothes you no longer wear can make a big difference in lives and the environment around Greater Vancouver. Below … Read more

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The Art of Building Trust in Mentorship Relationships

Trust-Building in Mentorship: A Guide Building trust can be a challenging task to undertake. As you consider joining Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver, let’s explore the art of building trust … Read more

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The Impact of Corporate Volunteering in Vancouver

Developing Work Culture with Volunteering Today, we explore corporate volunteering in Vancouver. You likely understand the value of a connected and engaged workforce; but let’s dive into how corporate volunteerism, … Read more

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Volunteering for Introverts – Finding Your Comfort Zone

Empowering Introverts in Mentorship Hello, introverted friends of Greater Vancouver! This blog is your guide to embracing the quiet power of volunteering. Discover how Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver’s mentoring … Read more

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The Unexpected Benefits of Volunteering in Richmond, BC

Building Community Today, we dive into how giving your time not only enriches our community but also transforms your own life. Join us as we uncover the multifaceted benefits of … Read more

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