COVID IN-PERSON MATCH VISITS

The province’s stay-at-home order has been lifted – matches can meet in person again After a long wait, the provincial stay-at-home order has been lifted! Effective today, matches can begin to meet in person as long as you remain outdoors, keep two metres apart, and wear a mask when keeping two meters apart is not […]

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The Value of One, The Power of Many

It’s National Volunteer Week 2021​! The mentors who volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters make a significant difference for young people in communities across Canada. Each and every mentor we have contributes to creating life changing mentoring relationships that ignite the potential of our next generation. Our mentors, mentees, families, community partners, and board of […]

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Breakfast Fundraiser makes a BIG impact!

On November 24, 2020 Big Brothers Big Sisters hosted a virtual Breakfast Fundraiser and raised $30,000 to support mentoring matches here in the Ottawa community! Organized by the fantastic ITM Events, and sponsored by Modern Niagara and Marant Construction, the event had some incredible local support including: A personal video from CBC News Anchor Omar […]

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Taggart Parkes Foundation Helps Out Families this Holiday Season

Big Brothers Big Sisters wishes to thank the incredible Taggart Parkes Foundation who provided our families with gift cards this holiday season to shop for much needed winter clothing. We have heard back from a number of families expressing their deep gratitude for this assistance to stay warm this winter! “I am so happy and […]

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And the Winner Is…

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – November 2, 2020 – Big Brothers Big Sisters Ontario (BBBSO) is pleased to announce the winner of the first on-line 50/50 Bigger Together raffle. Ms. Jaime Nixon of Lindsay, Ontario has won over $178,000.  The remaining funds are distributed to over 35 participating Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the province; […]

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