Charlene (big) & Jade (little)

When she was in her late 20’s, Charlene realized that there was something missing in her life and she wanted to give back. Growing up she had a big sister of her own, so volunteering herself was an easy decision. Together for over 9 years, Charlene did not give up on Jade and pushed her […]

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Domenic (Big) & Jaden (Little)

Jaden was known to have a bit of a temper issue when he was young, but because of his Big Brother, Domenic, he’s learning how to be respectful towards others. Becoming a mentor permits someone to give back, but it’s also about having fun! Five years together flew by because Domenic and Jaden had so […]

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Alana (Little) & Avery (Big)

Big Brothers Big Sisters gives kids the opportunity to do new things that they may not otherwise have the chance to do. It’s also gives people a platform to meet new people, mentors, and friends. When Alana’s mother passed away, she was going through a tough time and it was hard for her to make […]

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One of the Best Things in Life: Being a Big Sister

Over the past two years, I have been lucky enough to have not only one, but two younger brothers in my life. However, only one of them I’m actually related to. The other I was fortunate enough to gain by becoming a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters. The main goal of Big Brothers Big […]

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How I Became A Mentor – Tristan’s Story

To understand how I got involved with Big Brother Big Sisters and how this involvement progressed over time, I think it’s fitting to trace this to before I first volunteered. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, I moved to Montréal, Québec, where I attended the high school Collège Bourget, located just outside the city on […]

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