Big Brothers Big Sisters Month


September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Month

Imagine who they will become because of you…

We want to show the impact of Mentoring to the world throughout Big Brothers Big Sisters Month in September and BBBS Day on September 18th, and we hope to leave a lasting impression all year long. This September, #ImagineBBBS and support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region in our effort to teach Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and surrounding townships why Mentorship is so important.

In Waterloo Region alone, there are constantly over 200 children on the waitlist for a Big Brother or Big Sister. Imagine how #KWAwesome it would be if everybody knew how they could help. Imagine a world where every kid had the resources to achieve their potential. Imagine a world where kids are reminded that they can become anybody they can dream of. You can help us do this. Imagine who they will become because of you…

Whether you’re ready to spread the word or to move mountains, there are endless opportunities for you to support us on our mission to help every child reach their full potential this September. Getting involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters Month is easy, here’s what’s happening.

  • Point-of-Sale Campaigns
    • Businesses throughout Waterloo Region are all chipping in by raising funds at their point-of-sale! Through a donation bin at checkout, donation requests by employees, or donating a percentage of sales, Imagine the impact our community as a whole can have. Will you pitch into the POS campaign this month?
  • Outreach
    • If you’re already involved with our organization and aren’t able to make a donation, you can support Big Brothers Big Sisters Month and local youth by helping us shout this out to the world! Posts on your social media account using the hashtag “#ImagineBBBS” and tagging “@BBBSWR”, a small commitment with an incredible impact. The bigger our reach, the more children we are able to help. If you need content or images to posts, we’d love to help you in helping us.
  • Volunteer
    • There’s no better time to become a Big Brother or Big Sister than during Big Brothers Big Sisters Month!
    • Browse our programs and get involved!
    • We currently have a high need for Game On! and group programming volunteers!
  • Volunteer Referral
    • Already a Big? Know somebody who would also make an incredible Mentor?
    • We’d love to hear about them! Fill out our Volunteer Referral form!

#BeYouGirl Events

The third week of BBBS Month kicks off with Be You! See below to see what we have planned for #BeYouGirl at Cambridge Centre (355 Hespeler Rd, Cambridge, ON. N1R 6B3)

Art on Sneakers
September 21st @ 1pm- 3pm
An interactive opportunity for young and emerging artists coming up with one of a kind designs on sneakers with a limited time and a chance to win $100 Cambridge Centre gift card! Check it out near Dollarama.

Sticker Wall
September 20th @ 6pm-8pm & September 21st @ 12pm-4pm
Check out our Sticker Wall near Dollarama! Choose your free sticker from our BeYou sticker set available at the Sticker Wall. Place your sticker on the BeYou wall.
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Bracelet Making
September 21st @ 1pm-3pm
Near Dollarama
Join us for an afternoon of bracelet making and you get to go home with your very own creation! No skills or supplies necessary. Just BeYou!