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Organization Update – June 25

June 25, 2020

A lot has happened in the past few months, and we would like to provide you with an update of where we are at as an organization and our next … Read more

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver Closes Sea-to-Sky Offices and Programming Due to Significant Negative Financial Impact from COVID-19

May 27, 2020

VANCOUVER, BC – Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver made the unfortunate decision to close the Big Brothers Big Sisters Sea to Sky Corridor offices and programming, effective immediately. This closure … Read more

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver in Response to COVID-19

March 17, 2020

There is a wide variety of reports streaming daily about the spread and reach of the COVID-19 virus and its effects on people all over the world. We are aware … Read more

B2Gold Big Brothers Golf Classic Raises $510,000

October 30, 2019

From left to right: Clive Johnson, President/CEO of B2Gold Corp., Russell Ball, CEO, and  Director of Calibre Mining, Joshua, Little Brother from Big Brothers Mentoring Program, and John Seaberg, Senior … Read more

Daily Hive – 5 ways you’ll feel like a superhero after donating your pre-loved clothes

May 8, 2019

This spring we’ve partnered with the Daily Hive Vancouver to raise awareness of our free Clothing Donation pick up service. Read the full article on Daily Hive here Spring is … Read more

May is Leave a Legacy Month

May 3, 2019

Our Planned Giving Advisory Council: (L-R) Randy Soon, Klint Rodgers, Kelsey Smart, Charles Brooks, Franco Caligiuri, and Lynn Williams (not pictured) Did you know that 85% of Canadians donate to … Read more

Kids are Waiting 2-3 Years for a Mentor – Big Brothers Brings Purple Basketball Nets Back, in Search for Volunteers Across the Lower Mainland

March 19, 2019

VANCOUVER, BC — For every volunteer application received from March 15 – April 15, 2019, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver, in partnership with Swishin’ Mission, will hang a purple net … Read more

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver Foresees Loss of Clothing Donation Bins to Cost $500,000 Annually

January 24, 2019

VANCOUVER, BC – Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver has temporarily removed all of its 180 clothing bins across the Lower Mainland in order to re-evaluate their design and make any … Read more

Clothing Donation Bin Update – Jan 8 2019

January 8, 2019

Thank you for your continuous support towards Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. Over the years, we have developed a strong clothing donation strategy to help us serve the community, not … Read more

Winter 2018 Newsletter

November 23, 2018

In case you missed it in your mailbox, you can read our latest newsletter, BIG News, in PDF format. We love sharing stories of how your hard work and support … Read more

The 13th Annual Griffins Boxing & Fitness Charity Gala for Big Brothers

October 12, 2018

Spend a thrilling evening ringside at the 13th annual Griffins Boxing & Fitness Gala: Vampire Ball on October 20th, where athletes, community supporters, and local celebrities will come together in support of … Read more

5 Things You Should Know About Mentoring

September 10, 2018

It can be tough being a kid – the uncertainty, the self-doubt. Every child deserves to have good role models but they aren’t all lucky enough to have one. If … Read more

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