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BBBS Calgary and Area Seeking Founders’ Award Nominations

The Founders Award was created to recognize those individuals who have distinguished themselves by making an outstanding volunteer contribution to the success of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area. This contribution may be made through time devoted to the mentoring programs, through fundraising activities, or any other volunteer work that enables BBBS to… Read more »

BBBS Calgary & Canadian Brewhouse – Go BIG in Vancouver!

Last month, our friends at Canadian Brewhouse gave 40 Bigs and Littles from Calgary and Edmonton the chance to go BIG for one day in Vancouver! Watch the video above to see how much our matches could pack into one BIG day! A Big thanks to the Canadian Brewhouse and the Avery Linton Foundation for… Read more »

VIDEO PRESENTATION: Dr. Diana Dow-Edwards – Marijuana and Development of the Brain

On February 22nd, in partnership with Palix Foundation’s Alberta Family Wellness Initiative and Fresh Start Recovery Centre, BBBS Calgary hosted a community convening to learn about and discuss the impact of marijuana and other addictive substances on the adolescent brain, and to explore emerging strategies in prevention. We are pleased to share a video recording of… Read more »

January 2018 is #MentoringMonth

Happy New Year! This year, we are celebrating the start of 2018 with the second annual #MENTORINGMONTH. Building on the great work done by MENTOR, the National Mentoring Partnership in the United States, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada we are joining partners like the Alberta Mentoring Partnership in a province-wide push to recruit… Read more »

BBBS Calgary Office Holiday Hours

Staff Event On December 20th the BBBS Calgary and Area office will close early at 2:00 PM. Holiday Hours The BBBS Calgary and Area office will be closed as of 2:00 PM on Friday, December 22nd and will reopen at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, Jan 2nd. If you require immediate or emergency assistance please contact… Read more »