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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

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In-School Mentors change the world one hour at a time!
Share your wisdom and life experience with a child who needs a friend. Whether you are playing games or making crafts, you can have fun while helping a child succeed. Start Something! Sign up to be an In-School Mentor today! It’s a small commitment that makes a big difference. For more info...
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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.
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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!


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

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Bowl for Kids Sake

Be a Kid Again! Thank you to everyone who participated in Bowl for Kids Sake, you helped raise more than $141,385!  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.

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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

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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

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

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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! 

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. 

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