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Congratulation Louise Coneen, winner of the Dream Cottage!

Louise received her tickets for Mother's Day,  Talk about an awesome Mothers Day gift! Louise had a fully tagged ticket, so she will be our sole winner. She has decided to keep the Dream Cottage.  Thanks to everyone who supported the 2017 Dream Cottage Campaign. Your support ensures Island children have the opportunity to reach their full potential. For more info on this year's campaign, go here

     
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Thanks to Glenn Trueman & his CIBC Colleagues

Thanks to the generosity of Glenn Trueman and his colleagues at CIBC Queen and Grafton Banking Centre, 30 Bigs and Littles were able to attend the final Millionaire Dollar Quartet matinee. Having new experiences is a big part of our program, so we really appreciate their support.

     
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Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty Support

We are extremely excited to announce that the Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty has partnered with us to bring Teen Mentoring to more schools across Prince Edward Island. They will be investing $90,000 over 3 years into a program that provides the mentors and the mentees the opportunity to build the confidence to achieve more. Thank you so much for helping local youth reach their full potential. For more info about the Rotary Club of Charlottetown, go 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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Retired and looking for your next Big Adventure?
Share your wisdom and life experience with a child who needs a friend! Sign up to be an In-School Mentor! Besides having fun, you can help a child reach his or her full potential just by being a friend. For more info 
     
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Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund Support

We are so honored to receive a Community Grant from the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund.  They are donating $25,000 to ensure youth continue their education and develop skills to help them succeed.  Their support will ensure that we can recruit more mentors and will support program needs. To find out more about the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund, go here.

     
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Sign up to be a Go Girls or Game On Leader!

Do you have 90 minutes a week for 7 weeks and an interest in healthy habits? Sign up to be a Go Girls or Game On Leader!  Each week, you’ll co-lead a small group through a number of educational games and activities that explore physical activity, healthy eating, self-esteem, and communication skills.  For more info

     
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Big Sisters needed

There are 2 Little Sisters in need of either a Big Sister or Big Couple in the Souris area. You could be the perfect match for a child who is waiting. Sign up to be a mentor today!   For more info

     
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Air Canada Bowl for Kids Sake Prize

Congratulations Patsy Schaumpf (Buy Rite), winner of the 2 tickets to anywhere Air Canada flies in North America generously provided by the Air Canada Foundation!  See the full list of prize winners

     
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Read the Bowl for Kids Sake Wrap Up Newsletter!

Thank you to all or our Bowl for Kids Sake fundraising teams, event volunteers, sponsors and supporters for helping make Bowl for Kids Sake 2017 such an awesome event!  You helped raise almost $125,000!  See who won the prizes, who was a Matchmaker, and check out all the wonderful folks & businesses who support us!  Read it here

     
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A Great Big Thank You!
The wonderful folks at the Rodd Royalty hosted our Christmas party for our Bigs & Littles last weekend. We would like to thank the staff & management for providing everything we needed - a craft room, space for our Photo Booth, a yummy turkey lunch and space for a visit from Santa. Thanks for providing such a great experience for our Littles!  Please support the people who support us!!
     
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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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