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22nd Dream Cottage Campaign

The 22nd Dream Cottage is our biggest and best yet! (1120 square feet).  Congrats to our latest winner - Charlie Fraser won a 42 inch Yardworks Lawn Tractor.  Up next  - WestJet Gift-of-Flight Voucher.  For tickets, drop by our NEW LOCATION in the New Canadian Tire Parking lot, or go to any Scotiabank or Wilson Fuel Esso Station, or call us at 902-368-7758 or 1-877-411-3729 (DRAW).  For more info, go here

     
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MBS Radio wins National Award

Each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada awards two National Community Partnership awards at their National Convention in Toronto. This prestigious award recognizes companies from across Canada who have made a meaningful contribution to their local agency.  This year, MBS Radio won the award for their support of BBBSPEI.  Read more here

     
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Bowl for Kids Sake

Thanks to everyone who participated in Bowl for Kids Sake events in Alberton, Charlottetown, Montague, North Rustico, Souris, Summerside, and Tignish - you helped raise more than $129,000 (and counting)!  Congratulations to Ron McKinney (Sherwood Scotiabank), winner of the two tickets to anywhere Air Canada flies in North America.  Check out team photos and prize winners on our Facebook.  Help us make next year's event even better by filling out our survey here.

     
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A Great Big Thank You!

The wonderful folks at the Rodd Royalty hosted our Big/Little Christmas party. We would like to thank them for providing everything we needed - a craft room, separate space for food, carols & Santa and a yummy turkey lunch. Definitely think the gooey chocolate dessert with gummy worms was probably they highlight! Please support the people who support us!! 

     
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Big Thank You to Team Home Depot!

We would like to thank Team Home Depot for all of the work they did to make our office warm, inviting and organized. In addition to painting two offices, they completely insulated and drywalled our reception office, painted, put in a new floor and hung new cabinets. Staff volunteered their time and materials were covered through a foundation fund. The office looks incredible and is so much more functional! We can't thank you enough!!  To find out more about Home Depot and our other sponsors read their stories here.

     
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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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LinkedIn Profile

You can now follow all of our business-related news on our LinkedIn Company profile.  It is the go to place for Bowl for Kids Sake fundraising ideas, updates on the businesses that support us, career-related articles and other interesting business news.  Follow us here.

     
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Investors Group creates new Opportunities Fund

 We want to thank the Investors Group for creating an opportunities fund for our Littles which covers lessons, team costs, arts tickets.....any opportunity that will expand our Littles experiences. Please support the people who support us!l

     
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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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