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SEPTEMBER 23, 2014

FAIRMONT WATERFRONT HOTEL

 

Big Sisters Gala

This year's Big Sisters Gala marked the 25th anniversary of this fun and glamourous event!  Held on September 23 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, this prestigious night saw Big Sisters host its broad network of supporters at an elegant evening of entertainment, exceptional dining, networking, and benefit shopping. In total $150,00  was raised for our three mentoring programs.  Read more..

 
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Named 2nd 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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NOVEMBER 22, 2014

 
Marquis Wine Cellars

Mark your calendars for Marquis Wine Cellar’s annual Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting in support of Big Sisters! This event is taking place on November 22nd from 1-4pm at Marquis Wines (1034 Davie Street, Vancouver) and entrance is by donation with Marquis matching all donations raised! Learn more about the event here.

 
     
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SPRING 2015

FAIRMONT WATERFRONT HOTEL

 
Big Sisters Spring Lunch

This year's Big Sisters Spring Lunch took place on May 29th at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel. This annual fundraiser celebrates the important of mentorship and raises key fund for our programs. This year's event featured keynote speaker Cathy Jones as well as personal testimonials by Julia Shibazaki (Go Girls! Mentor) and Heidi Haraldson, a graduated Little Sister who has been helped by our programs. The event also included a three course lunch and networking opportunities with 300 professionals from Vancouver's business community.Read more...

 
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SEPT 1 - OCT 31,2014

CANADIAN WESTERN BANK


 
Taking a Greater Interest

Each fall, Canadian Western Bank (CWB) holds "The Greater Interest GIC" fundraising campaign in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies. You can support mentoring with a personal or corporate investment in a "Greater Interest GIC". For every dollar you invest, CWB will make a corporate donation of 1/8% to their local Big Brothers Big Sisters.

 


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MARCH 2015


Grape Juice Wine Auction

MAC Marketing Solutions and McNeill Nakamoto Recruitment Group created Grape Juice to raise funds to facilitate the matching process for the many girls on the Big Sisters waitlist. Grape Juice is a wine auction where guests can bid on wines from around the world while sampling wines and hors d'oeuvres. Read more...

 

 

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JUNE 2015


Golf for Good

Organized by Honourary Advisory Board member, Tracey McVicar, this invitational golf tournament is long on laughs and short on ceremony and benefits three charities including Big Sisters. Read more...

 

 

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JUNE 2015
STANLEY PARK / UBC

 


Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon and 5K

Big Sisters is thrilled to be a beneficiary of the Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon & 5k, happening each June in Stanley Park/UBC. Join Team Big Sisters for this annual run/walk and collect pledges to support our mentoring programs! Contact Alicia Doo for more info.