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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Bowl For Kids Sake Annual Fundraiser a BIG Success!

On Sunday March 4th, 2018 Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley held their annual fundraising event Bowl For Kids Sake raising $22,680 towards local mentoring programs. Bowl for Kids Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley’s largest fundraising event each year where community members and local businesses come together to […]

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Local Philanthropy Group Kick-Starts Successful Mentor Campaign

On December 28th 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley was selected as the recipient of a $21,000 donation from local philanthropy group 100 Women Who Care Cowichan. 100 Women Who Care Cowichan meets four times each year to consider nominations submitted by members on behalf of local charities/non-profits. At each meeting, 3 […]

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