Best Friends of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region

Best Friends of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region is a dynamic group of volunteers dedicated to raising funds exclusively for the work of BBBSWR. Chartered in 1989, the Best Friends have raised more than $1 million in support of the programs of BBBS during their first thirty years. By hosting engaging and innovative fundraising events, Best Friends raises both much-needed funding and the profile of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

You are invited to join this group of volunteers and lend your time and talents to support the children of our communities.

To inquire about becoming a Best Friend, please contact membership chair, Ruth Phillion at

Best Friends Events


Clean out your closets and cupboards for Best Friends of Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Drop off Date: May 15, 2021

We are collecting: 


men’s, women’s and children’s clothes, scarves, handbags, wallets, fashion accessories, ties, belts, backpacks, etc.

Household Textiles

bedding, comforters, blankets, sheets, towels, linen, tablecloths, curtains, pillows, etc.

Please gather clothes and household textiles in tied green garbage bags

Small Household Goods

kitchen items such as pots/pans, dishes, silverware, glasses, serving pieces and hand-held appliances, home decorative items,

knick knacks, toys, stuffed animals, games, and small electronics

box and seal small household items. (Please wrap breakables to avoid injury)

All items must be clean and in sellable condition and able to be lifted by one person

For more information contact (