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SEPTEMBER 23, 2014



Big Sisters Gala

The Big Sisters Gala is taking place on September 23, 2014 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Gala! This prestigious event hosts Big Sisters broad network of supporters at an elegant evening of entertainment, exceptional dining, networking, and benefit shopping. Our 2013 Gala raised $210,00 for our three mentoring programs.  Read more..

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!



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...


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...




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.