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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 »

Annual Report – 2016 / 2017

This past year, backed by our staff, board, and a passionate group of volunteers, donors, and community partners, we made a ‘BIG’ difference the lives of more than 1,700 children and youth. Download our Annual General Report .

15th Annual Alberta Treasury Management Charity Classic Raises $40,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area would like to thank everyone who attended the 15th Annual Alberta Treasury Management Charity Classic held on June 9th, 2017 at the Canmore Golf and Curling Club. Including this year’s $40,000 contribution, ATMCC has raised over $600,000 to support BBBS Calgary and Area mentoring programs for kids!… Read more »

Supporters Raised Almost $60,000 for Bowl for Kids Sake Calgary!

A ‘BIG’ thank you to the dozens of teams and hundreds of participants who attended Bowl For Kids Sake Calgary from April 20th to 25th. This year we held five distinctly themed events and raised just under $60,000! Host Jimmy Hughes kept the event ‘rolling’ and had everyone in the mood to celebrate while raising… Read more »