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 The Numbers Are In!

We are beyond grateful to announce that the 8th Annual Ultimate Escape raised over $115,000.00!! Every dollar raised stays in our community and helps change the trajectory of kids lives. A BIG thank you goes out to every guest, high bidder, case winner, volunteer and overall supporter  - this amazing total would not have been possible without each and every one of you. Thank you, thank you, thank you! 

Please help us continue to make this event better by taking this short survey - we appreciate your time! 

tickets on sale now

With the 8th Annual Ultimate Escape event scheduled for Friday, January 22, 2016, we are excited to announce that tickets are on sale now! Individual tickets are $40 each and a table of eight is $400. New Orleans themed dinner, dessert and entertainment are included. Our version of the famous Deal or No Deal game show is back and better than ever! The event begins at 6:30 and Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to thank our Presenting Sponsor Canadian Tire, our Hospitality Sponsor Pomeroy Lodging Inc. and our Platinum Sponsor, Prairie Mall.

Call or email today to reserve your tickets to this sell out event: 780-532-0620 or bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

Ultimate Escape is back! 

We are getting excited for Ultimate Escape 2016! Scheduled for Friday, January 22, 2016 at the Pomeroy Hotel & Conference Centre. We have exciting sponsorship opportunities available and tickets will be on sale soon. This event is our agency's largest and ensures we can continue making a difference in the lives of our children and youth in our community.

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Welcome Denine and Kailee!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Grande Prairie & Area is proud to welcome Denine Rodger as our new Site Based Mentoring Coordinator and Kailee Kirkland who has accepted the position of Community Based Mentoring Coordinator. They are both excited to meet everyone and help our community's children and youth reach their full potential. 

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BFKS 2015

A great BIG thank you to everyone who pledged, bowled, sponsored and volunteered to help make this year's Bowl for Kids Sake event a success! Held May 22, 2015 at Bowling Stones 10 Pin Entertainment Centre, everyone in attendance had a great time with the Wild Wild West theme. The event netted just over $8300 for our agency -and each dollar helps match kids with a mentor. Yee Haw!

UE 2015 

The 7th Annual Ultimate Escape was a resounding success and we could not have done it without you! $125,000.00 was raised to support the children and youth of our community and our mentoring programs! A BIG thank you goes out to each of our sponsors, donors, guests, volunteers and committee members for all helping to make this year the most amazing event in our history!!

Did you know that for every dollar invested in a Big Brothers Big Sisters agency, society sees an 18:1 return? Find out more here.

Thank you for investing in our community.



Witnessing the transformation of a child into a confident young person is a remarkable thing. 

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