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BFKS 2015 - Flappers & Dappers

Ever wondered what the 1920's were like, when speakeasies were born, jazz flooded the streets, and gangsters reigned? Travel back in time with us to the Roaring Twenties at our annual Bowl for Kid's Sake on Wednesday, May 6th.

For more information, clickhere.

To go directly to the Bowl for Kids' Sake website, click here.



3rd Annual Tea @ 2

Who knew tea could be so exciting? Join us at our third annual Tea @ 2 on Sunday, April 26th, for a tea-party experience like no other. Tiny sandwiches and desserts give homage to a traditional tea party, while the bake-walk and best hat contest spice things up! For full details, click here. 


"Make a Note of Mentoring" Contest

Choirs, bands, singers! Listen up! You're invited to put your own take on "I Thank You" by The Tenors for your chance to win $1000 and a jam session with The Tenors themselves! Capture your version on video, share it with your network of friends and supporters, and get votes. It's that simple! 

Each vote is worth $5 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, and the winners can choose a Big Brothers Big Sisters agency of their choice to receive 50% of the funds raised! For full contest details, click here.

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Looking for Boredom Busters?

Looking for something to do? Check out our Local Activity Guide for things to do in Durham!

Visit our Pinterest page for tons of activity ideas for Bigs & Littles, families, and friends. You're sure to find something no matter your budget!

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Placement Opportunities for September 2015

Are you a post-secondary student looking for an inspiring and meaningful placement for September? Consider us in your search! We have great opportunities working directly with children, mentoring one-on-one and running group programs that focus on self-esteem, healthy eating, and physical activity.

To learn more about these programs, visit our Game On, Go Girls!, and In-School Mentoring pages.


We've Partnered with BP's Whitby South!

Make Boston Pizza Whitby South your regular pizza destination! We've partnered with Boston Pizza Whitby South (Consumers Drive) to create a Rewards Program where BBBSOW receives 10% of sales from your bill.

For more info, click here.  


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