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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Big G One-to-One In-School Mentoring Program

Identifying volunteers with day-time availability is one of the biggest challenges Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto (BBBST) faces when reviewing applications for its various volunteer programs. When a regular volunteer identified that BBBST’s current volunteer recruitment and engagement efforts did not cater to seniors and early retirees over 55, the staff at BBBST worked […]

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