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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 »

National Volunteer Week – April 23 to 29, 2017

This week is National Volunteer Week, and we want to say thanks our amazing volunteer mentors who make a ‘BIG’ difference in the lives of children and youth. Without our volunteers BBBS Calgary would not be able to provide the support we do, and hundreds of children and youth in our community would go without… Read more »

BBBS Calgary and Area Annual General Meeting

On behalf of Judy Burke, Board Chair, and Karen Orser, President & CEO, you are invited to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary Area’s 2017 Report to the Community. Please join us as we celebrate the impact that mentoring has had on the lives of children and youth over the last year, and highlight future… Read more »

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 and Area Seeking Nominations for Board of Directors

DEADLINE EXTENDED There are fourteen Director positions on the Board, at least two for members of Contributing Canadian Progress Clubs (“CPC”), at most eleven for Community members, and one for any Past President or Chair. As of the upcoming Annual General Meeting, being held on June 19, 2017, there will be two (2) vacancies in… Read more »

BBBS Calgary Office Closed April 14 to 17, 2017

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Calgary and Area office will be closing as of 5:00 PM on Thursday, April 13th and will be reopening at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, April 18th. If you require immediate or emergency assistance please contact the Distress Centre at 403-266-4357, The Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-387-5437 or Calgary and… Read more »

Cochrane Makes Kids a ‘BIG DEAL’ at Bowl for Kids Sake

A ‘BIG’ thank you to all our amazing bowlers, sponsors, donors and volunteers who made the 4th Annual Bowl For Kids Sake Cochrane a ‘BIG’ success and helped raise over $13,000! Congratulations to Cochrane Floors & More and Jacquie Matechuk for once again taking home the awards for Top Fundraising Team and Individual. All our… Read more »

Bowl for Kids Sake Airdrie raises over $11,000!

The second annual Bowl for Kids Sake event in Airdrie took place on March 12 at Shamrock Lanes and together we were able to raise over $11,500 to support mentoring programs for Airdrie kids. To kick off the bowling event we were honoured to have Airdrie Mayor Peter Brown say a few kind words about… Read more »