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United Way Day of Caring

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Thank you to Cynthia Ulba from the City of Mississauga and Ammara Bashir from Medtronic for volunteering at our After-School Program on May 18th as part of the United Way Day of Caring!

 


Thank you to Kelvin Ramrattan and Pranav Jaitly who recently donated new toys for our children and youth!
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Caledon Hills Cycling & Friends donates 12 bikes!

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On Wednesday, May 17th representatives from Caledon Hills Cycling & Friends presented 12 of our Little Brothers and Little Sisters with a brand new bike.  The bikes came complete with helmets, locks and bells and representatives from Caledon Hills Cycling & Friends gave all of the youth bike safety instruction and ensured that all bikes and helmets were adjusted properly for each of our youth.  A special thanks to Brad Hains & friends who worked tirelessly to make this donation happen for us.  A total of 24 bikes in total were donated – 12 in Peel Region and 12 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton.  

 

 


 

Banker’s Challenge raises over $23,000!

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On May 8
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Congratulations to our longtime volunteer, Donna Madill, on winning the John Huether Award of Excellence at Volunteer MBC's V-Oscars!

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Our congratulations are extended to Donna Madill who was recently presented the John Huether Award for Volunteering Excellence at Volunteer MBC’s V-Oscars!  The award is presented to a volunteer who devotes an abundance of their time and resources, and is passionate about helping others.  The recipient also must continually demonstrate exceptional leadership through example, and be a significant contributor to the team and community. 

 

Donna has been a valued volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters for 31 years.  She has been a Big Sister to Brianna and Nadia and is currently a Big Bunch volunteer, a Gala Committee member, Events volunteer and head of our Health and Safety Committee.  She began her volunteering with Big Sisters in 1986 as a Board Member and Police Liason and has always been an exceptional volunteer throughout the years lending a hand in whatever way she can.  In addition to her many volunteer commitments with Big Brothers Big Sisters she also currently volunteers at Headwaters Health Care Centre and is an active member of the Peel Regional Police Retirees Association as the current Board President.  Other past volunteer contributions include lengthy volunteer roles with Girl Guides of Canada, Block Parents of Brampton and Victim Services of Peel.

 

Our community is very fortunate to have Donna as such a caring and giving volunteer and we are very thankful to have her as a part of our Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteer team!

 

 

 


Thank you to Mike Verdiel of Mississauga Fire Fighters Benevolent Fund who donated $2,500 to BBBSPeel!
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I Care... I Volunteer! Thank you to our 1,300 valued volunteers for your dedication to our youth. 

 

 


Canadian Tire recognized for 5 years of support!

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Our thanks is extended to Canadian Tire for their ongoing support of Big Brothers Big Sisters Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids Sake event.  Inspector Heather Ramore and Inspector Taufic Saliba, who are Co-Chairs of our Peel Regional Police Bowling Committee, recently presented Adam Burke and Sean Power with a plaque to recognize their support.

 


Toyotoshi Group Canada donates 5 bikes!

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Thank you to Toyotoshi Group Canada for their donation of 5 brand new bikes to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel!  Their donation was part of a recent team building event amongst the Toyotoshi Group Canada Mangers.  We greatly appreciate the ongoing support of Meadowvale Toyota, one of Toyotoshi Group’s five dealerships,  who is our 2016/2017 Local Business Partner of the Year. 

 


Congratulations to the 36 students who participated in the BIG Spelling Bee!

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On Saturday, February 11th Big Brothers Big Sisters held the BIG Spelling Bee at the University of Toronto Erindale Campus. There were 36 local elementary school students who participated.  All students did an excellent job and it was a fun learning experience for all involved.  The event was made possible through the generous support of Invesco, who also had several volunteers help out the day of!

 

A special congratulations to our very talented winners of the 2017 BIG Spelling Bee:

 

1st Place - Enya Hubers

2nd Place - Jake Lance 

3rd Place - Pree Skembaris-Best

 


Bowl in Caledon, Win for your team!

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Help us sell out our third event of the year and come out to Skyview Lanes in Caledon on Sunday, March 5th. We love our Caledon bowlers and this year we want to see some new faces on the lanes so we are offering an exciting deal! We will enter every new bowler in Caledon into a draw to win a prize for their team! Get recruiting and Start Something Big today! Register RIGHT HERE

 

Thank you to North York & Caledon Chrysler for Donating $10,000
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Thank you North York Chrysler and Caledon Chrysler for donating $10,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel!  We won 2nd place in their charity initiative!!!  Thank you to everyone for voting for us!

 

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