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Saturday November 5th, 2016

Pembroke Curling Club
428 Herbert Street, Pembroke Ontario, K8A 6X3

Saturday November 12th, 2016

Deep River Curling and Squash Club
1 Granite Lane, Deep River, K0J 1P0

Sunday December 4th, 2016

Arnprior Curling Club
15 Galvin Street, Arnprior, K7S 3H6

Registration is now open! Please click HERE to register your team today. 

Be You


Morguard, one of North America's major real estate and property management companies teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada to implement the Be You campaign. BBBSO raised $595 in donations through the sale t-shirts and bracelets through Be You events.

Clothing Drives in Your Community


Big Brothers Big Sisters will be hosting Clothes for Kids' Sake Drives over the Spring and Summer seasons in communities close to you. You are encouraged to drop off your gently used clothing and shoes to a location close to you.

The BIG Purple Bin


Big Brothers Big Sisters Ottawa is embarking on a new fundraising initiative that is anticipated to be a key contributor to sustainable and consistent funding for all our programs that support children and youth in Ottawa.

Happy Holidays from our Littles


For the third year in a row, our Littles enjoyed a BIG holiday celebration. We want to say a BIg thank-you to Swift Delivery Systems for sending presents for each Little.




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