Stories from our Bigs & Littles

Story from Big Brother Mike:  "I met Graiden my "Little", at the school I work at in the fall of 2019 and we've been connected ever since. It isn't the typical way for a "Big" and "Little" to be paired, but it has worked out for us. We've been on a lot of different adventures, [...]
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Christmas Gift Bags

This year, the pandemic disrupted all of our lives; causing our youth and their families added stress. Since we couldn't gather together as we traditionally do for our annual Christmas party, we wanted to bring joy in these uncertain times and remind our Littles, Bigs and families that we are still here to support them. [...]
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What Does Covid-19 Mean for BBBSGB????

BBBS Pandemic Service Delivery Response Of the many ways that the pandemic is making us rethink our humanity, none is more important, or urgent, than the overall protection of children. They may not be as susceptible to the virus as other groups, but they are especially vulnerable to so many of the secondary impacts of the [...]
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Empowered by Mentoring – Keyla’s Story

Let’s travel back in time to the year 2013. I was in grade 9 and living what I would consider a pretty boring life; I went to school, hung out with friends, dreaded math class and watched a bit more TV than recommended. Every Monday, I would talk to my friends about what they had […]

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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. Earlier this year, the family finally found safety and refuge when they immigrated to Hamilton, [...]
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