Ontario Trillium Foundation Funding to expand our School-Based Group Programs

TRILLIUM GRANT TO MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE THROUGH MENTORING IN THE LIVES OF LOCAL BOYS GUELPH – Matching young boys in grades 5 and 6 with supportive mentors is now a little bit easier for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph (BBBSG), thanks to a three-year grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). The $156,700 […]

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Making a Connection – Emma’s Story

Emma, one of our Bigs, talks about her match with Olivia and the difference they made in each others’ lives!

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Making a Connection – John’s Story

John, one of our Bigs, talks about his match with Dylan and the difference they made in each others lives!

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Empowered by Mentoring – Keyla’s Story

Let’s travel back in time to the year 2013. I was in grade 9 and living what I would consider a pretty boring life; I went to school, hung out with friends, dreaded math class and watched a bit more TV than recommended. Every Monday, I would talk to my friends about what they had […]

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Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Children and Youth

Change can be a scary thing. For siblings, Zain (6), Jamal (8), and Dina (9), change and fear were common to their childhood. Zain, Jamal and Dina grew up in Syria where there has been ongoing conflict for several years. Earlier this year, the family finally found safety and refuge when they immigrated to Hamilton, [...] Read more
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