Man Cave Tour Revs up $15,000 for BBBS Orillia!

Man Cave Tour revs up $15,000 in support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia Fourth annual event, organized by local business people, a hit; ‘Proceeds ensure we are able to continue to provide much-needed mentoring programs’ Oct 16, 2018 5:30 PM by: OrilliaMatters Staff To view article on click here Thank you to Orillia Matters […]

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Eat Local. Support Local.

Have you heard about Studabakers Beachside‘s “Eat Local. Support Local” initiative! $1 from each Kids Meal sold will be donated back to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia & District! Thank you to Joe and the team at Studabakers for starting something BIG! #ImagineBBBS Visit Studabakers online at For more information on how your establishment can support our […]

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January is National Mentoring Month!

January is Mentoring Month across Canada – and throughout North America, and this year Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada is celebrating the annual campaign aimed at connecting more of our community’s young people with caring adults. The two-way, back and forth relationship between a mentor and mentee positively impacts brain development and equips youth […]

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Empowered by Mentoring – Keyla’s Story

Let’s travel back in time to the year 2013. I was in grade 9 and living what I would consider a pretty boring life; I went to school, hung out with friends, dreaded math class and watched a bit more TV than recommended. Every Monday, I would talk to my friends about what they had […]

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Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Children and Youth

Change can be a scary thing. For siblings, Zain (6), Jamal (8), and Dina (9), change and fear were common to their childhood. Zain, Jamal and Dina grew up in Syria where there has been ongoing conflict for several years. Earlier this year, the family finally found safety and refuge when they immigrated to Hamilton, [...] Read more
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