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Make a Note of Mentoring Contest

February 25, 2015

Contest Details Choirs and musical acts are invited to interpret I Thank You—a song written to honor the unique and transformative relationship between a mentor and their mentee—and capture that … Read more

Investing in Kids’ Futures Pays off in Hard Dollars

February 24, 2015

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New Community Program Offers Stawamus Students Chance to Shine

January 22, 2015

Squamish, BC, January 22, 2015 – A new program launches this month at Stawamus Elementary for children in grades 3 to 6 in an effort to help our community’s children … Read more

Big and Little Brother Support Local Community Together

January 16, 2015

Richmond, BC, January 16, 2015 – Growing up as an only-child, Marc Josef, 28, a resident of Richmond, wanted to explore what it’s like to have a sibling. Wanting to … Read more

Unique Volunteer Opportunity Brings Out Everyone’s Inner Superhero

November 5, 2014

Vancouver, BC, November 5, 2014 – With the holidays just around the corner, many are beginning to think about the spirit of giving and volunteering in their community. The opportunities … Read more

Attended Clothing Donation Station Makes Donating Clothes Convenient

October 9, 2014

Donating clothes to charities like Big Brothers Big Sisters, help support mentoring programs and ensure children are matched with caring adult role models. With the recent launch of an attended … Read more

1,000 Children Supported Annually by Big Brothers

September 29, 2014

Vancouver, BC, September 29, 2014 – Celebrations were held in the Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver office in the past week when the agency reached 1,000 children served this year, … Read more

Big and Little Brother Take On a Lengthy Random Acts of Kindness List

April 16, 2014

Vancouver, BC, April 16, 2014 – Shaune and Obinna, a pair by matched with the Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver program, have dedicated the coming year to random acts of … Read more

Decrease in Volunteers Results in Drastic Wait Time for Big Brother Program

March 10, 2014

Vancouver, BC, February 27, 2014 – The Scotiabank Bowl for Big Brothers Classic is taking place March through April at Lower Mainland bowling centres. Raising funds to help local at-risk … Read more

Little Brothers Smash Waitlist Monster Piñata on Seymour Mountain

January 28, 2014

Vancouver, BC, January 28, 2014 – On Saturday morning at Seymour Mountain, a group of Little Brothers from the Big Brothers mentoring program smashed a monster clad piñata symbolizing the … Read more

Big Brothers’ Social Media Campaign Aims to Shrink the Monster Waitlist

January 20, 2014

Vancouver, BC, January 20, 2014 – With their waitlist for Big Brothers currently totaling 64 and growing daily, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver regards the waitlist as a monster which … Read more

Big Brothers Announces Critical Shortage of Big Brothers in Surrey

January 15, 2014

Vancouver, BC, January 15, 2014 – With 11 boys on a waitlist and another 18 waiting to just get on the official waitlist in Surrey, Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver … Read more

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