March Mentor of the Month

Meet Barry! March Mentor of the Month Barry—our March Mentor of the Month at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region—is a young working professional with a growing family! With a toddler of his own and another on the way, he still finds the time to be a Big Brother to his Little—Joshua! Barry’s story […]

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Little and Big Featured in Downtown Kitchener’s Own It 2018

In case you’ve missed it, Daniel (Little) and Craig (Big) have been featured in Downtown Kitchener’s Own It 2018, Matched for Success! “For the last six months, Craig Bongelli and Daniel Bokule have spent their time exploring Downtown Kitchener. Their adventures in food, film and mentorship are the result of a successful pairing through Big Brothers […]

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February Mentor of the Month

Lesley is BBBSWR’s Mentor of the Month for February! “I come from a family of people that have always given back to the community”, says Lesley–retired Royal Bank of Canada associate; current Nutrition for Learning Breakfast Program volunteer, President of St. Andrew Terrace Family Counsel and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region volunteer. Starting […]

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January Volunteer Spotlight

"I make a difference in someone’s life and, in turn, a difference in my community and, in turn, our future.” Denis' life experiences have sparked his volunteer career with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Waterloo Region as a Big Brother, to be a good role model for youth. He began to volunteer as a Big [...] Read more

December Volunteer Spotlight

Mentoring means just letting a kid be themselves and listening a lot, asking all sorts of questions that they may be able to figure out themselves, and maybe providing a few suggestions along the way,” said Meagan, past Humane Society Volunteer, Spin for Kids Volunteer, personal trainer and yoga teacher with Goodlife Fitness and Big [...] Read more
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