Eight Great Years of Partnership with Island Savings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2018   Big Brothers Big Sisters and Island Savings reflect on eight years of partnership resulting in over 1,800 mentorship matches   DUNCAN, B.C. - Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union and all three Big Brothers Big Sisters’ (BBBS) agencies on Vancouver Island gathered together to celebrate [...] Read more

Fuel Up Day at Aspen Co-op

  Mentoring Coordinator, Tanya Massa, helps people “Fuel Up” at the Aspen Co-op in the Comox Valley.  Proceeds support our funding partner, the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island.  Thanks to everyone who buys petrol at island Co-op’s today – you’re helping provide mentors for children across Vancouver Island.

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Board Member, Chris Gilbert, honored by Province of BC

. Photo courtesy Province of B.C Victoria police officer earns kudos from province for school liaison work Const. Chris Gilbert earns a youth leadership award in advance of Crime Prevention Week DON DESCOTEAU Oct. 29, 2017 6:30 p.m. COMMUNITY A Victoria police officer with a high community profile is among a group of individuals recognized […]

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BBBS Victoria turns 40!

On November 2, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area celebrated 40 years of service to children and youth in the Greater Victoria Area.  Here’s how it all began . . . In 1977 two Victoria charities, Big Brothers, established in 1969, and Big Sisters, established in 1970, made a decision to work together […]

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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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