The Gift of a Caring, Consistent Adult Mentor

“I know there are many children like Max in Toronto who really need their own Jonathan.” – Sarah, Max’s Parent  My name is Sarah and my son Max is a Little in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto’s Mentorship Program. As a single mom, I needed a program where Max would be connected to someone […]

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AIM Recycling Joins BBBST in Empowering Lives Through Mentorship

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto (BBBST), we have an unwavering commitment to build thriving communities. Communities where children and youth have the opportunity to explore their potential and excel in life. We achieve this through meaningful mentoring relationships, because we know that a positive and caring adult can play an essential role in [...]
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Succeeding in School – Maya and Marianne’s Journey

At Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto, Success in School is a key Thriving Indicator that measures the impact a mentoring relationship has on a Little. Last year, 96% of BBBST Littles stated they wanted to do well in school as a result of our programming. Ninety-eight percent of Littles said they look forward to [...]
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Paul Henry: Reflecting on Over a Decade With BBBST

“When you volunteer, it doesn’t only benefit and impact you but your entire world and family. Directly or indirectly, your actions will show them what it means to be a volunteer and the impact it has. Whatever you are learning and however you are benefitting from the experience, they, by association, will, too.”    Paul [...]
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Marcus’ Story: A Lifelong Friendship Through BBBST

One of the most pleasant and unexpected joys for our BBBST team is when we come across one of our former Bigs or Littles “out in the wild”. Whether it’s during a meeting with a community partner, a corporate sponsor, or a foundation – meeting one of our past mentors or mentees is a heart-warming [...]
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