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Big Brothers of Grater Vancouver receives $25,000 Ted Rogers Community Grant for youth leadership

November 3, 2022

Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver (BBGV) was awarded $25,000 to support youth leadership programs as a recipient of the 2022 Ted Rogers Community Grant, Rogers Communication announced on Nov. 3. … Read more

Big Brothers Big News: E-newsletters Library

October 14, 2022

Our bi-monthly E-newsletter gets you the inside scoop into everything Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. You’ll get to read great stories about our matches, what YOU (our communities and volunteers) … Read more

Big Brothers Big Sisters Month highlights the urgent need for more volunteers

August 31, 2022

As kids return to school next week, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver (BBGV) is struggling to find enough volunteers. September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month and BBGV wants you, … Read more

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

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