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All-Stars For Kids Raises Over $243,000!

CALGARY, AB — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area (BBBS) is pleased to announce that more than $243,000 has been raised through the second annual All-Stars For Kids in support of mentoring programs for children and youth. The campaign, which came to a close at the end of August, was supported by Gary… Read more »

Ceili’s 3rd Annual Swag For Students Clothing Drive

Join Ceili’s for the 3rd Annual Swag for Students with the Calgary Stampeders! This year they have partnered with BBBS Calgary and Area and area looking to make a BIG donation of clothes to some kids in need. The $20 includes your game ticket, a drink and bus ride to and from the game. In… Read more »

All-Stars Shine Bright For Kids

Calgary, Alberta — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area (BBBS) announced today the return of its annual fundraising campaign, All-Stars For Kids. For the second year in a row, the campaign will see local sports stars and Olympians using their public platforms to help raise funds in support of mentoring programs for children… Read more »

Game On! Launching in Airdrie – Male Mentors Needed!

Did you have a mentor growing up? Someone who believed in you and encouraged you to achieve more? Make a ‘BIG’ difference in the lives of children and youth in Airdrie by becoming a Game On! mentor. Game On! is an school based group mentoring program that uses physical activities to engage participants in communication,… Read more »

Two Local BBBS Teen Mentors Named Recipients of Ted Rogers Scholarships

The Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund, created in honour of founder Ted Rogers, worked with partner organizations to seek out 150 deserving high school graduates that have exemplified strong leadership skills and dedication to making their communities a better place. Across Canada 25 scholarships were reserved for students entering their first year of Post-Secondary education who… Read more »

Casino Volunteers Needed in July – 2 Casino Sessions!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area has 2 Casino Sessions where we need volunteers! Supporting Okotoks/High River and Airdrie communities, these casinos are a key source of funding, and enable us to continue our work of matching caring adult mentors with young people. We must fill all positions in order to receive the… Read more »

2016/2017 Annual General Meeting

On June 19, we held our 2016/2017 Report to the Community – Annual General Meeting and celebrated all we accomplished this year, and the volunteers, donors, partners, board members and staff that made it possible. During the meeting, guests were treated to the premiere of BBBS Calgary’s first Video Annual Report which highlighted the ‘BIG’… Read more »