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 Be sure to visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northumberland's website to find out more about the great things going on in their community.

Sunday October 16th 2016

Lakeview Park Oshawa - 10am-1pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South-West Durham's BIG Walk is a family-friendly event that unites the community by raising awareness and support for the important role mentoring plays in our community. Read more....

Click here to register for the BIG Walk



Our agency now has a  “BIG Talk” Facebook group .This is a closed group for our Traditional Big Brothers and Sisters and In-school Mentors.   Read more.....

Annual BIG Picnic

Sunday September 18th

12pm-3pm at Lakeview Park Oshawa

click here to view flyer with more details

click here to register

WestJet Travel Voucher Draw

Supporting Mentoring Programs in Our Community

Purchase your tickets for a chance to win a return trip for 2 to any scheduled WestJet destination*

Tickets $20 each or 3 for $50

Call today to purchase your tickets - 905-831-3777

More details here

19th Annual Golf for Kids Sake 2016

Helping local children get the mentorship they need

Thursday, June 16th, 2015 - Whitevale Golf Club

This year's tournament will take place at the exclusive Whitevale Golf Club. The day begins with a delicious lunch followed by a 1pm tee off with 18-holes of golf, then a banquet dinner emceed by Terry Johnston, CKDO Morning Show Host, auctions, and prizes. Find out more here.
 Car show for web
Vandusen & Big Brothers Big Sisters Charity Car Show 

A BIG Thank you to VanDusen Chevrolet Buick GMC for your contribution of $5,000 to our programs

On Sunday July 13 over 200 people came out to participate in the Car Show and Family Fun Day!  Thanks so much to VanDusen, the team, and the community for your support!

Find our more here

Power Play Mentoring Through Sport

Are you a Big or Little looking to get active and try a new sport?

We've launched our second season of power of sport and mentorship. Power Play is an 8-weeks long and offers FREE sport and recreation opportunities led by certified coaches and Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors. The program will be delivered across Durham Region.    Find out more here

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OPG Bowl for Kids Sake 2016

Strike it Big for Children in our community

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

 Lace up for the most important fundraising event of our year and you could start something big.

To register contact us by email or call 905-831-3777


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 Durham Community Foundation

Thank you for generously supporting children in our community!

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