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After spending 10 days in Sosua, Puerto Plata, I felt compelled to disclose my experiences while building a Haitian family their first home. As a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters that joined Live Different to build houses within an impoverished community - I learned the value of a community. It truly was humbling... read Parveen's story >
The AIR MILES® Reward Program teamed up in the fall with its Partners – some of Canada's most trusted and beloved brands – to launch a new initiative that celebrates and gives back to children's causes. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada was one of the lead children's charities selected for the AIR MILES® 'Better Bonus Event', which gave Canadians the opportunity to support children's causes through their everyday shopping.
Thanks to the support of Manulife, a number of Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across Canada will be launching volunteer recruitment campaigns this year in an effort to encourage people to Start Something by becoming a mentor to a child or youth.
“It is so much more fun to give while you live,” said retired University of Windsor business professor Dave Wilson, who was on-site during the formal unveiling of a new outdoor pavilion his donation helped build.
The first time Gwen was told she should become a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters, she declined and told us she was just too busy. A year later, she was approached again. But this time something was different. read more >
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