Bowl for Kids’ Sake Raffles – Find out who won!

THIS RAFFLE IS NOW CLOSED. Raffle #1: Whistler Trip Congratulations to Emmanuel Huva, ticket #354050, the winner of our Whistler Trip! This prize includes two one-way tickets on any Harbour Air flight, a one-night stay at the Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler, and breakfast for two at Aura Restaurant. Raffle #2: Sooke Getaway Congratulations to […]

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The Power of Mentorship

Sitting in Starbucks with Chloe and Marie-Eve and talking about their experience in the Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program is like sitting and chatting with the best of friends. Marie-Eve talks about the time she and Chloe were playing charades and Chloe did a comical imitation of Marie-Eve’s boyfriend. Both of them burst into […]

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BBBSV Hits the UVic Press!

When they first met, “Little Adam” was an open-hearted eight-year-old boy, hungry for a male role model. His mother, Lorraine Pawlivsky-Love (BFA ’00, MEd ’05) was a UVic Fine Arts student, struggling to raise two small children alone. “Big Adam,” better known as Adam Kreek, was then 22, a UVic geography student and a member of […]

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BBBS Board Member, Chris Gilbert wins award

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 by the province’s Ministry of Public […]

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Empowered by Mentoring – Keyla’s Story

Let’s travel back in time to the year 2013. I was in grade 9 and living what I would consider a pretty boring life; I went to school, hung out with friends, dreaded math class and watched a bit more TV than recommended. Every Monday, I would talk to my friends about what they had […]

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