Volunteer to Start Something

What if every child finished high school, went to college or university, got a job and gave back to our community? Wouldn't that be something?


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"Our continued support of BBBSWR is a direct result of the understanding that there is a growing need..."  Bridgeway Foundation

Current News & Events
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Saturday November 28th | Ayr Curling Club

Whether you're an avid curler or wanting to try it out for the first time, this event is for you! The inaugural Curl For Kids Sake is a great way to spend a Saturday having fun while supporting our children’s mentoring programs. Register here…

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Annual Best Friends Fashion Show

Fashion Show on Sunday November 1st. Enjoy an afternoon of coffee, tea, desserts, fashion show, shopping and prizes. More details and tickets can be found here.

community events icon Check out the Community Events listings and support a local group hosting a fundraiser in support of BBBSWR or start your own event today...


Big Sister Adriana named 2013 Volunteer of the Year

Adriana Verdonk, a dedicated volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region, was named Volunteer of the Year at the 1st Annual Cambridge and North Dumfries Community Awards on November 12th, 2013.

Sense of Family Found through Volunteering

As shared recently by a parent of a Little Brother involved in our program, families can extend past biological relatives

Text to Donate

TEXT 'BIGWR' to 45678 .. start something BIG! We are pleased to announce that Big Brothers Big Sisters, including BBBSWR, is now in full swing with Mobile Giving! “Text to give” is one of the most convenient ways to donate and needless to say, we appreciate any and every form of giving!

Half of all Canadians are bullied as child or teen

Mentors seen as effective force against bullying: survey

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