Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign raises $15,425 –that’s a lot of dough!

During the week of September 16th– September 22nd, delicious Smile Cookies were sold across the country at participating Tim Hortons with the full $1 of each Smile Cookie being donated to their charity of choice.  Cowichan Valley Tim Hortons staff, cookie dough deep in supporting this initiative, raised an incredible $15,425 dollars to support local […]

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New Horizons Grant Prompts Minister Visit for BBBSCV

This year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley (BBBSCV) received $5,000 from the New Horizons for Seniors grant program for community-based projects. This grant will support BBBSCV in carrying out an outreach campaign aimed at recruiting more senior volunteers to serve as mentors for vulnerable children in the Cowichan region. With this funding, […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters and Island Savings reflect on eight years of partnership resulting in over 1,800 mentorship matches

DUNCAN, B.C. – Island Savings, a division of First West Credit Union and all three Big Brothers Big Sisters’ (BBBS) agencies on Vancouver Island gathered together to celebrate eight valuable years of partnership and to announce a significant financial milestone- $500,000 in cumulative financial support provided by Island Savings to the organizations. Although the financial […]

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Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit Donates Event Tent to BBBSCV

  This summer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley (BBBSCV) will have it made in the shade thanks to the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit. This week, the Circuit donated a branded event tent to BBBSCV, a contribution that will enable the charity to be more visible and recognizable at public events – which […]

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Civil Forfeiture Grant Supports School-Based Mentoring

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley has received a $40,000 grant from the Province of British Columbia, through the Civil Forfeiture Crime Prevention and Crime Remediation grant program, to support school-based mentoring services to youth at high-risk for involvement in crime. This funding will expand the existing school-based mentoring program into new schools […]

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