National Philanthropy Day

It has been a challenging year for all of us; especially children and youth without a community of caring and consistent adults in their lives. Faced with these challenges, BBBST is amazed by the level astounding support our donors continue to provide. Their  contributions have allowed us to adapt how we provide life-changing mentorship programs, and ensure we continue to ignite potential in Toronto’s children and youth.   On National […]

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Eight Years of Adventure with Mark and Maverick

Mark and Maverick have been matched for 8 years, and in that time, they have done it all. From theatre, to Raptors Games, to concerts, to outdoor adventures, to cooking (which includes an unfortunate incident that involved some jalapeño pepper, some tears, and later, lots of laughter). Mark has made sure to introduce Maverick to a variety of different experiences that otherwise he may not have ever […]

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Sydney & Ella

“My big sister Sydney taught me many things like how to swim and skate…but when she was teaching me these things she also taught me never to give up until I reach my highest limit.”  Ella, 14, and her BIG Sydney have been matched since 2016, and in those four years Sydney has embraced her role as a […]

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BBBST Featured on Cityline

On September 25th BBBST was featured on Cityline. Click the link below to listen to incredible insight from president & CEO Leanne Nicolle,  the touching story of an incredible match featuring our BIG of the Year Luis, and much more. http://https://www.cityline.tv/video/september-25-2020-friday-cityline/

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Bigs of the Year Discuss Their Mentorship Journeys

Watch these three videos to learn what it means to a BIG of the year!    

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