DONATE

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.

BECOME A PARTNER

Partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters and build your brand through cause-related marketing campaigns. The ideas are endless, and could include point-of-sale customer engagement, program sponsorship, team-building event participation or growth development grants.

HOST AN EVENT

Organize your social group to hold a fundraiser and support a great cause. Do what you enjoy most while knowing you are making a difference for youth who are struggling to achieve more.

CLOTHING DONATIONS

The things you no longer need can be turned into funding for programs to help youth facing adversity. We accept clothing, accessories, linens, small household items and more. Click to learn more.

WEEKLY WIN 50/50

Our weekly 50/50 is just $2 per week to get in the draw for a cash prize. Tickets are easily available for purchase through our secure site.

GOLF FOR KIDS’ SAKE

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Our annual Golf for Kids Sake tournament is held at River Oaks Golf Club. The event is held in memory of retired Board Member and Golf for Kids Sake Chair, Ian MacKnight and Big Brother, Harry Gardiner – two great champions, on and off the golf course.

BOWL FOR KIDS’ SAKE

Bowl For Kids’ Sake is a great way to turn your office team builder into a party for a cause. It’s is our signature fundraising campaign, typically involving about 500 community members implementing a “peer-to-peer” method of gathering pledges. 

INSPIRE GALA

(2020 Event Cancelled)  The Inspire Gala is a fundraising event to celebrate mentoring, while rallying the financial support we need to expand our programs to meet the ever-growing need. Join us for a fun & entertaining evening, bid on wonderful live and silent auction packages, all while supporting a great cause. Support this event by becoming a sponsor, donating an auction item or by purchasing tickets to attend.

IN-KIND DONATIONS

Big Brothers Big Sisters greatly appreciates in-kind contributions from our partners. Examples of in-kind donations can include:

  • Event tickets, free activities/camps for youth
  • Gift certificates to restaurants and retail locations
  • Merchandise suitable for use as event prizes or auction items
  • Business services (marketing, administrative, technology, consulting)

TRIBUTE & MEMORIAL GIFTS

Honour a friend, mentor, or family member with a gift in their honour. If a loved one has recently passed,  a gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters is a thoughtful way to honour their memory.

We will send a personalized acknowledgement of the donation to the loved one or family member, and a tax receipt will be sent to you. Make a gift in honour of someone special online or contact us.

DONATE SHARES & SECURITIES

Big Brothers Big Sisters 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.

LEAVE A LEGACY OF HOPE

The Leave a Legacy of Hope program encourages people to leave a gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters through their will or other planned giving method.

A member of our staff would be pleased to discuss with you directly the options for this program.