Tee It Up for the 27th Annual Golf for Kids Sake
Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia & District and fellow golf enthusiasts for a fun day in support of vital mentoring programs. Golf for Kid's Sake returns Friday, August 26th at the beautiful Settlers' Ghost Golf Club! Thank you to INFO Simcoe at Rogers TV for helping us share our message! The 27th [...]Read more
A Message from Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada; Every Child Matters.
Every. Child. Matters. At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, our hearts are heavy with the weight of the tragic discovery of the 215 children whose remains were found at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. We will never be able to understand or fathom the pain and trauma the colonized history […]
Mentorship Matters; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District receives over 38k From OTF Resilient Communities Fund
In late 2020, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District (BBBSOD) received a $38,500 Resilient Communities Fund grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) to help reimagine and adapt the delivery of its Community-Based and In-School Mentoring programs amidst COVID-19. Thanks to OTF’s grant, BBBSOD was able to add another fully- funded Mentoring Coordinator, [...]Read more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and Moondog Cornhole are #BIGGERTOGETHER
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District are excited to announce their newest partnership with Moondog Cornhole! Melissa Panagakis, Fundraising and Development Coordinator was delighted when in the coldest months of winter she received a message to the agencies Instagram about a hopeful summer event. It came from Mike Nieleszeruk, owner and creator of [...]Read more
Teams Raise BIG Bucks for BBBS!
UPDATE: This years tournament raised $38,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia!! Thank you to everyone who came out to support our annual hockey tournament. This year we welcomed over 400 participants plus their families and friends to the Rotary Place arena. Division Winners: Simcoe 35+ Back to Function Mariposa 45+ Neighbours Brewery Bay […]