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Volunteers Needed to Assist Big Brothers Big Sisters at

Ribfest 2016

We're looking for volunteers for Freddy Beach Ribfest. The 2016 event will be held on June 2 - 5. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Here's how to sign up in 3 easy steps:1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/aFwinQ

Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like. 3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone.

         Be someone’s hero…
Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) invites you to participate in Bowl for Kids Sake 2016.  All funds raised support our mentoring programs. This year’s Superhero theme is a celebration of all the“hero’s” in our lives -- a perfect opportunity to reflect on our own personal heroes and mentors and remember how they have impacted us. You can be someone else’s hero by joining or starting a bowling team. Every participant is a hero for a local child who benefits from a match with a Big Brother or Big Sister. Having a mentor makes a “super” difference! So, dress up, have fun and release the superhero in you for a great cause.
                                Event Dates:  Fredericton – April 9 & 10th
        Oromocto - April 16th
Each bowler receives a pledge sheet to gather donations from friends, family and co-workers.  They then come out to bowl for an hour on event day. Funds raised go towards matching children and youth with mentors.  
Please contact Rhonda Rogers at 458-8941 or rhonda.rogers@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca   
Individuals turning in:
$125 receive a 2016 Bowl for Kids Sake T-shirt and 1 Grand Prize Ballot
$250 = BBBS Sweatshirt + 5 Grand Prize Ballots
$500 = BBBS Hoodie + 10 Grand Prize Ballots
$1000 or More = BFKS T-Shirt, BBBS Sweat Shirt, BBBS  Hoodie + 20 Grand Prize Ballots

*Double the ballots for funds raised online!


  The Nashwaaksis Y Service Club

 breakfast held January 23, 2016 raised 


in support of

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Thank you to them and all who supported their efforts on our behalf!


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In-School Mentoring Program Provides a Mentor and Friend

Mentored girls are two and a half times more likely than girls without a mentor to be confident in their ability to be successful at school while boys with a Big Brother are three times less likely than boys without a mentor to suffer peer pressure related anxiety, such as worrying about what other children think or say about them*. 
BBBS Fredericton Awarded Business Excellence Award

Big Brothers Big Sisters Fredericton and Oromocto was awarded the Jim Gilbert's Wheels and Deals Not-For-Profit award at the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award Ceremony in 2014. We could not be prouder of this achievement and would like to thank all those involved with the award process. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Names Second Most Sponsorable Property 
Ipsos Reid and TrojanOne just released a market research study measuring which causes have the most impact with Canadians. They asked over 1,000 Canadians to rank what makes a cause important to them and found that key factors such as resonates emotionally, creates memorable experience, and demonstrates impact are critical in elevating one good cause over another. On a scale of 100 being average, Big Brothers Big Sisters received a scale of over 170 in the youth category—putting us second place. Read The Globe and Mail article!
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At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we appreciate all supporters, from donors to volunteers to advocates. We believe that changing the course of young lives can in turn change our community’s future.

Your donations help us make and sustain matches between Bigs and Littles - and instantly make you a part of our family.



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Support our programs

by volunteering for us at

Freddy Beach Ribfest

June 2nd -5th


Thank you to all who sponsored and participated in

Bowl for Kids Sake

 With your help we raised $40,930!