Ways to give
Many young people struggle with societal barriers and face adversities such as mental health issues, family violence, identity issues or poor living conditions. Your donation will lead to healthy, thriving youth who can achieve more.
If you want to learn more about the ways you can support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area, please contact Cindy Tomnuk, our Manager of Development at 250-475-1117, ext. 41 or email Cindy.Tomnuk@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area relies greatly on in-kind contributions from individuals and businesses. If you are considering an in-kind donation, please e-mail us.
Examples of in-kind donations can include:
- Business services (marketing, administrative, technology, consulting)
- Event tickets
- Gift certificates to restaurants, retail outlets or local activities
Donate Shares and Securities
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area also accepts gifts in the form of shares and/or securities.
A member of our staff would be pleased to discuss with you directly the options for this program.
Tribute & Memorial Gifts
At the next special occasion, honour a friend, mentor, or family member with a gift in their honour. If a loved one has recently passed, you can also make a gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area in their memory.
Loved ones or their family will receive a personalized note of the donation made in their honour and a tax receipt will be sent to you. Make a gift in honour of someone special online or contact us
Leave a Legacy of Hope
We encourage people to leave a gift through their will or another planned giving method to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area.
Cindy Tomnuk, our Manager of Development, would be pleased to discuss with you directly the options for this program.
Run Your Own Event
These events are organized by you or your community group (e.g. school groups, unions, or corporations) to help raise funds necessary for Big Brothers Big Sisters to operate and ensure that every child in our community gains the confidence to achieve more through a mentoring relationship.
An event can be any activity by a non-affiliated group or individual. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria and Area has no fiduciary responsibility and little or no staff involvement. However, we will support you and your event as much as possible to help it be a success. Event examples include: A “something”-a-thon, Raffles, Auctions, Parties, Video Game Fundraising Models – “something-for-kids-sake”.
Bowl For Kids Sake – National Sponsorship
National Sponsorship of our premiere nation-wide fundraising event becomes available periodically. Sponsorship of our national event is a multi-year agreement.
Our Bowl campaign runs from February to March and directly reaches hundreds of thousands of participants each year, as well as potentially millions of Canadians through advertising reach.
Available sponsorships include an exclusive National Partner, and several smaller National Supporter titles.
Contact us to discuss.