Club Experience

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If you’ve never been to visit one of our Clubs, you might not know exactly what to expect. Maybe you picture chaos. Maybe you picture an extended day of school. Maybe you wonder why we call it a good place to be. We sent one of our new staff members into our Tweddle Club to experience the atmosphere first-hand. With her fresh pair of eyes and talented way with words, Michelle Lindstrom, our Grants and Research Writer, took a stab … Continue reading

Dream Home Lottery is Back & Better Than Ever!

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Tickets are officially on sale for the Big Brothers Big Sisters 35th Dream Home & Win 50 Lottery! This year, we are so pleased to bring you Dream Street. There are 4 homes under construction on Executive Way in St. Albert’s Erin Ridge North, being built by 4 generous and creative home builders: Kanvi Homes, Dream Homes by Krisner, Veneto Homes and Tristate Homes. When the grand prize is drawn, one lucky winner will get to choose the home of … Continue reading

EPCOR Supports Corporate Mentoring

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One of our longstanding funders, EPCOR, dropped by Enbridge during their corporate mentoring time on Wednesday, December 17 to present a Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters (BGCBigs) with a cheque.  Last year, they provided $20,000 to serve 20,000 meals in our clubs around the city. This year, they will support our Corporate Mentoring Program, helping to engage additional corporations as partners and grow the number of children who have positive adult role models in their lives. BGCBigs … Continue reading

2014 Recap: Your Impact in 17 Photos

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With the New Year just around the corner, we’d like to take a moment to stop and appreciate the amazing impact that supporters like you have had on nearly 5,000 children and families in our community. Because of you, kids are doing better in school, resisting negative influences, becoming active members of their communities, and feeling more confident and proud of who they are. This year you’ve made each of the children we work with feel safe, accepted, and valued. … Continue reading

Holiday Celebration

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Much fun was had at the 2014 Big Brothers Big Sisters Holiday Celebration event at the Kinsmen Hall in Lac La Biche on December 4th. Mentors and mentees from all across the region gathered at the hall for a fun filled day of tie dye, holiday ornament making, pizza and a movie showing of Disney’s “Frozen”. “It was a humbling experience,” Robyn Phillips, program facilitator for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lac La Biche says. “It was great to see … Continue reading