Volunteer to Start Something
What if every child finished high school, went to college or university, got a job and gave back to our community? Wouldn't that be something?

Ways to volunteer
Help Support Our Next Event
There is no more important investment we can make than in helping our nation's children realize and share their full potential

Ways to donate
Current News & Events
 PEI_dreamcottage_newsroll

 
Dream Cottage

Congratulations to Michelle & Jeff Hirtle from Miscouche!  They won a 42 inch Yardworks Lawn Tractor from Canadian Tire, Charlottetown.  Up next - WestJet Gift of Flight Voucher! Tickets are available at the Dream Cottage, located at the Charlottetown Mall, across from Winners & the West Royalty Superstore, at any Scotiabank branch, Wilson Fuel Esso Station or by calling 1-877-411-DRAW.  For more info

   
 Big Sisters logo EN 
Bonnie's Story
We are finishing out our Centennial celebrations, with one last story. Bonnie didn't get her own Big Sisters when she was a little girl, but she did become a Big Sister and a Board Member. Read here story here.
   
 scotiabank web 
Scotiabank donation

Scotiabank is a huge supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI! They raise tons of money during Bowl for Kids Sake, the sponsored the piggy banks for BFKS, and the sell Dream Cottage tickets! Recently the Grafton Street branch presented us with a cheque for $4700. Thanks for Starting Something!

   
 BBBSC_icon

 
Matchmakers Program

To celebrate our Centennial, we launched the Matchmakers program which allows individuals, families, businesses, and service groups to make a lasting impact on the life of a child.  The Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty was the first group to meet the challenge and make half of a match.  Read more about Matchmakers here

   
 Bowl for Kids Sake EN newsroll icon 
Bowl for Kids Sake

Be a Kid Again! Thank you to everyone who participated in Bowl for Kids Sake, you helped raise more than $139,000!  We would also like to thank our sponsors, volunteers and donors for their support.  Thanks for Starting Something!  Congratulations Karen Lavers, winner of the trip for 2 to anywhere Air Canada flies in North America!  Watch for prize winners coming soon.   Read the Wrap Up Newsletter here.

   
 chamber awards website

 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of PEI wins Chamber Award

We were honoured to win the 2013 Greater Charlottetown Chamber of Commerce President's Excellence Award for Community Service!  We would like to thank Scotiabank for their nomination and everyone who wrote letters in support our nomination.  A special thanks goes out to all of our volunteers, board members, Bowl for Kids Sake participants, Dream Cottage tickets buyers, sponsors, and donors - we could not make an impact in our community without your support

   
 henri and gloria web

 
Big Couple Wins Volunteer Award

On Saturday, November 9th, Henri & Gloria Gallant will be presented with an award from the Voluntary Resource Council.  They are one of eight Outstanding Volunteers from across the province who will be honoured for their "tireless contribution to their communities".  Read more here

   
 photo100px_Jonathan_Jesse_guitarpark09_LR 
Every Dollar Invested in BBBS Mentoring, Generates $18 in Social Return on Investment

According to a 2013 Boston Consulting Study “Big Brothers Big Sisters
mentoring programs generate an average social return on investment or
SROI of $18 for every dollar invested.”  Remarkably, the SROI for the most economically disadvantaged participants in our mentoring programs is even greater – generating an average of $23 in economic value for each dollar
invested. Read More

   
 summerside office web

 
New Office in Summerside

Mary Claire Fox, our Case Worker in Summerside, has been busy packing up and moving to our new location.  We are now located in the Holman Centre on Water Street - Suite LL55.  Central location with parking! 

   
 Centennial-100-Years-EN 
100 Stories for the 100th

We want to share 100 stories about Big Brothers Big Sisters on PEI to celebrate our Centennial. Read the newest stories here. If you have a story to share, email Heather at bbbspei.ca or call her at 379-7759.

   


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

Newsletter Sign-Up

Stay updated on the latest news and be inspired.

indicates a required field

×

Featured Supporters


Q93 - Logo
CFCY our web
 
spud_everything_300
 

See all our supporters...