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Curl For Kids Sake 2016

Come join us for a fun day of curling, and help raise money for Mentoring Programs in Whitehorse, Watson Lake, and Dawson City!
This event is perfect for curlers of all skill levels. Challenge divisions include the “Bank Challenge”, “Corporate Challenge” and “Family & Friends.” Prizes will be awarded for top fundraisers in each category - both individual and group!


Introducing New Executive Director
We would like to introduce you to our new Executive Director, Bonnie Gingras! Bonnie has a wealth of experience working with children and youth and is excited to be a part of our organization.

We would like to thank our previous Executive Director Shelby Maunder for all of her hard work and dedication, and wish her all the best in her future endeavors. We would also like to thank Harold Sher for his continued support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yukon.

Fly, Cruise and Spend Raffle on Now! Purchase your ticket before January 4th!

Purchase your ticket for our Fly, Cruise and Spend raffle for your chance to win any cruise Holland America offers for two people (up to 10 days) + return airfare via Air North from Whitehorse, Edmonton, Calgary or Vancouver + $1000 CASH (total prize valued at $10, 498*).

Tickets are $10 each and available at Java Connection, Murdochs, Macs Fireweed, Plantation Flowers, Medicine Chest (Ogilvie), Volunteer Benevoles Yukon and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yukon. You may also catch us at Canadian Tire, the Liquor Store and the Superstore!


airmilessupportBig Brothers Big Sisters receives significant gift from AIR MILES to support youth mentoring in Canada.

Every BBBS agency across Canada will be receiving 10,000 AIR MILES points thanks to their recent AIR MILES Better Bonus Event! Thank you #AIRMILES4Change for making Canadian children a priority! Read more...


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Curl for Kids Sake: A Success!

On Sunday, November 8th fifteen teams and more than 60 curlers came out to support BBBSY at our Curl for Kids Sake event. With the support of all the curlers, local businesses and major sponsors we were able to raise $11, 511 in support of mentoring programs in the Yukon. Read more...



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BBBSY receives $14,000 from United Way for 2015-2016

Thank you to the United Way for their continued support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Yukon! Every year their funding enables us to reach and offer programs in Dawson City and Watson Lake. It also helps us grow our programming in Whitehorse by funding Service Delivery and Volunteer Recruitment initiatives. 


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A snowy summer BBQ! 

Our annual Bigs and Littles summer BBQ had an unexpected visitor: snow! But our Bigs and Littles are tough and went paddling down the Yukon River anyway. Special thanks to Up North adventures for keeping 16 Bigs and Littles as happy, warm and dry as they could be on such a chilly August day!  


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Our last Annual Bowl for Kids Sake event took place on April 26, 2014. We would like to thank all the businesses, friends and family that have supported this event over the past 24 years! Our deepest gratitude also goes to Stephen and Irene Kwok who are major sponsor of the event year after year.  Thanks to you we raised over $24,000 for Yukon children and youth!

 

Witnessing the transformation of a child into a confident young person is a remarkable thing. 

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