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Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Children and Youth

20-Sep-2016

Change can be a scary thing. For siblings, Zain (6), Jamal (8), and Dina (9), change and fear were common to their childhood. Zain, Jamal and Dina grew up in Syria where there has been ongoing conflict for several years.

What a Difference Being a Mentee

22-Feb-2016

How is my life different since I received a mentor? Quite simply, it’s better.

Building Friendships

18-Jan-2016

I was 7 or 8 when my mom first signed me up to be matched with a big sister. Considering my situation, I always felt lucky to have the mom I do. My mom did everything she could to give my two sisters and me a “normal” life.


Commemorative Book of Stories

CentennialBookCover_300pxIn honour of our 100th year in 2013, we created a beautiful book filled with stories, poetry, artwork, and photos from and by the people who have experienced our programs.

If you are interested in purchasing a book, They are $20 each (+shipping/handling).

Please contact :
Rosemary Velcich, Manager of Development Programs, bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Impact of Mentoring

Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Children and Youth

Change can be a scary thing. For siblings, Zain (6), Jamal (8), and Dina (9), change and fear were common to their childhood. Zain, Jamal and Dina grew up in Syria where there has been ongoing conflict for several years.