Over 4,000 kids on Big Brothers Big Sisters waitlist in Canada

Organization says it needs urgently needs volunteers across the country (TORONTO, Ontario – September 1st, 2017) Hundreds of thousands of young Canadians need a mentor and over 4,000 kids are currently waiting to be matched with a caring adult in Big Brothers Big Sisters programs across Canada.  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) officially [...]
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National Award Winners

Each year the Big Brothers Big Sisters National Awards Program celebrates the many achievements of member agencies, their staff and volunteers, and their generous partners. All agencies and their supporters deserve to be recognized for the valuable work they do in providing quality mentoring programs to the children in communities across Canada. (The complete list […]

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Mentoring is ALIVE in this country!

Mentoring professionals from across Canada just spent an incredible three days learning and discussing and working hard with colleagues to help chart the course for mentoring in Canada. Equipped with the latest research demonstrating the impact of healthy, two-way relationships – of mentoring! – on a child’s developing brain, the impetus to act has never been […]

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Happy Pride!

Happy Pride! Let’s all celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and two-spirit (LGBTQ+) communities in Canada and around the world. LGBTQ+ communities are represented and welcomed across Big Brothers Big Sisters in Canada in our staff, mentors, mentees, board and community members. I also acknowledge that things have not always been this way. Change can be […]

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Investing in kids’ futures pays off in hard dollars

Every dollar invested in Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring generates $23 in social return on investment, new study finds When it comes to hard dollar returns, few investments equal a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters, according to a new study from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The research compared the life outcomes of 500 […]

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