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

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We're looking to build a network of ambassadors who can help share the tremendous impact of mentorship in our community. Find out if the Ambassador program is right for you.

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There is a new section of the website for matches!

You can browse through upcoming events in the region, choose  from a variety of activity ideas and tickets, or get inspired by stories from Bigs. Click here to discover something big - just for you!


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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