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FirstOntario Credit Union Trivia Night 

Friday, November 13

FirstOntario Credit Union will be hosting their fifth trivia night in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Catharines-Thorold & District at Coppola's Ristorante! Trivia will be '80s theme so get your hairspray and legwarmers ready! 
Click here for more information! 

Jail & Bail
On Friday, October 16, the Niagara Regional Police Service and our staff arrested 20 community members on joke charges for the third annual Jail & Bail fundraising event. $9,000 was raised for our In-School Mentoring program! Thank you to our participants and their supporters, our NRPS officers, Smokin' Rednex BBQ and our staff for making the event a huge success. 

We've posted some photos on our Facebook page.  
TV Cogeco Niagara created an awesome video of the event. 
Search #bbbsjailbail on Twitter to see the activity from the day. 

Niagara Wine Festival Grande Parade
On Saturday, September 26, we participated in the 64th Annual Niagara Wine Festival Grande Parade. Check out our photos on our Facebook page! 

"Change A Life Today"
Read this wonderful poem by one of our Big Brothers about his experience and about Starting Something. This poem is dedicated to the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization, mentors, mentees and staff. 

How have you been celebrating National BBBS Month? Share your experiences with us on Facebook and Twitter - we love hearing from you! 

Special thank you to Manulife for being our Recruitment Campaign Sponsor. 

Gold Rush 50/50 Draw 

Next Draw is November 27th at 3 p.m.

Gold Rush... imagine the rush of empowering your community's children and youth! Purchase your Gold Rush tickets for $2 at our participating locations. Proudly sponsored by Assante Wealth Management and Bell Media

For How To Pay: click here
For Ticket Locations: click here
For Rules and Regulations: click here

National BBBS Month 


Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across Canada use the month of September to recognize volunteers who dedicate their time to helping children and at-risk youth through the gift of mentorship. This is also a perfect opportunity to reach out to the community and recruit new volunteers. 

Thank you to our caring volunteers, staff and supporters for Starting Something BIG!

Thank you Manulife for being our Recruitment Campaign Sponsor! 

Download our Little BIG Activity App today!

The Little Big Activity App is a what-to-do idea generator for your mobile device. Big Brothers or Big Sisters can use it to find inspiration for activities and events to share with Little Brothers or Little Sisters - based on location or search criteria. But it’s not only for our volunteers! The Mobile App is useful to anyone interacting with young people. Download it here...


Our Featured Sponsors

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Prevent Challenge
Foundation of Niagara
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Rotary St. Catharines South
   Rotary St. Catharines Lakeshore 


Witnessing the transformation of a child into a confident young person is a remarkable thing. 

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