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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


Attention Bigs, Littles and community families:
We have a new section of the website just for you!

You can browse through upcoming events in the region, choose from a variety of activity ideas, or get inspired. 
Click here and discover local activities and events. 

Swing Big Logo - website

Swing BIG Golf Classic is the charity golf tournament of the summer and you are invited!

Join us on Monday June 16th at Foxwood Country Club. Great food, good people and a fun, relaxed environment are all included in the $150 price. Early bird registration is now open - register by May 1st and be entered into the Early Bird Draw! 



We are in need of a colour crew! Color Me Rad 5Kand
In Running Colour 4K are coming to Waterloo Region, with part of the race proceeds going to us. 

Start something big and colourful by running or volunteering in one of these races. This summer, get involved in something colourful!


Metro Announces National Partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of CanadaExternal link Metro and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) are proud to announce an exciting partnership designed to help ensure that every young Canadian who wants a mentor, has a mentor.
Big Sister Adriana named 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

Witnessing the transformation of a child into a confident young person is a remarkable thing. 

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