Coming Out as a Gay Mentor

Luis Cabrera and his 15-year-old Little sat across from each other, socially distant, in a park in Toronto discussing the recent Black Lives Matters protests and Pride. “I can’t understand how people even care,” Luis’ Little said to him regarding the prejudice that still exists against both the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities. “How are you […]

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BBBST COVID19 Response

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto has worked hard to ensure children and youth in Toronto continue to have access to consistent, caring, stable adults in their lives. Here’s how:
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Pen Pal Project Live on Zoomer Radio

CEO and President of Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto, Leanne Nicolle, was live on Zoomer Radio discussing the Pen Pal Project. The project, supporting intergenerational connection at a time of physical distancing, serves as a way for BIGS and LITTLES to connect with isolated seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through writing letters BIGS and LITTLES have been able to stay connected […]

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BBBST CEO and President Discusses Pen Pal Project Live On Global News

Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto President and CEO Leanne Nicolle was live on Global News with Kelly Cutrara discussing our Pen Pal Program. The initiative is supporting intergenerational connection at a time of physical distancing, serving as a way for our BIGS and LITTLES to connect with isolated seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through writing letters our BIGS and LITTLES […]

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BBBST President and CEO Live on CTV News

CEO and President Leanne Nicolle was live on CTV News with Todd van der Hayden discussing youth and children in Toronto during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  

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