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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

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

IKEA August Cleaning Event

July 18, 2018

On Saturday, August 4th, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver trucks will be at IKEA Coquitlam and IKEA Richmond for the August Clean Up Event! Customers are welcome to stop by … Read more

Spring 2018 Newsletter

June 5, 2018

Read the Spring/Summer 2018 edition of our newsletter. Stay up to date on the latest news by following us on social media (@BigbrothersYVR on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) or sign … Read more

May 5 IKEA Event

April 18, 2018

On Saturday, May 5th, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver trucks will be at IKEA Coquitlam and IKEA Richmond for the Spring Clean Up Event! Customers are welcome to stop by … Read more

4 Benefits of Online Fundraising

March 20, 2018

In the modern world of non-profits, there are a variety of choices for how to raise funds.  While traditional or “offline” methods are still important, the rise of online fundraising … Read more

Thank you to Griffins Boxing and Fitness!

March 14, 2018

On February 24th, North Vancouver’s Griffins Boxing and Fitness rolled out the red carpet for their 12th Annual Evening at Ringside event, a VIP boxing gala benefitting Big Brothers of Greater … Read more

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