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September 24, 2014       Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Big Sisters Gala

Last year's Big Sisters Gala, held on September 19th, was a tremendous success! This prestigious fall event is our premiere fundraising event of the year, and last year's event saw $210,00 netted for Big Sisters and its programs. Big Sisters’ broad network of supporters enjoyed an elegant evening of entertainment, exceptional dining, networking, and benefit shopping. Guests were treated to a champagne reception, fantastic silent and live auction, three course dinner, and the cool "London jazz meets Americana," music of Black Gardenia. Read more...





May 29, 2014

Big Sisters Spring Lunch, Presented by Scotiabank

The Big Sisters Spring Lunch is an annual fundraiser which celebrates mentoring. This popular event features a distinguished keynote speaker and a personal testimonial by someone who has been helped by our programs. The event also includes a three course lunch and networking opportunities with 350 professionals from Vancouver's business community. Read more...



April 19, 2014

Music. Friends. Good Cause!

A fantastic night of music featuring Flamenco Guitarist Dan Heffner in support of Big Sisters!

Where: Darby's Pub (4th and MacDonald, Vancouver)

When: Saturday, April 19th. 7pm - late. Music starts at 9pm

Tickets: $10 (Attendees will receive a free sleeve if redeemed before 9pm.) Purchase tickets by emailing Lisa at yahoo.com


April, 2014 

Grow Your Yoga with Moksha Yoga!

Roll out your mat and join us for a community-wide yoga challenge benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters. Funds raised from this campaign will go to matching children facing adversity with caring adult volunteers!

Moksha Yoga Burnaby (4701 Hastings St.) is hoping to raise $10,000 over the length of their campaign. Donations can be made through karma (donation) yoga classes, workshops, and other events. Find more details on this terrific campaign here!



June 17, 2014

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 22, 2014
Stanley Park / UBC

Run for Big Sisters

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.


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...