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2013 Centennial Annual Report
Our 2013 Centennial Annual Report has been published! 2013 saw numerous milestones, events and successes to remember, all of which commemorated a century of helping transform the lives of children and youth. A special thanks to all of the volunteers, individuals and organizations that, through their generosity, allow us to continue to match Littles with Bigs in our mentoring programs. We couldn't do it without you! Read our 2013 Centennial Annual Report now!
   
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Meet Our Matches

We'd like to share some stories that warmed our hearts. These Bigs and Littles are wonderful examples of the powerful relationships that are built on friendship, trust and empowerment. Meet a match now!

   
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Paddle Royale
Join Young Leaders on Thursday, August 21st, 2014 at Steam Whistle Brewing for a dynamic match-up of FUNdraising and networking through ping pong! Teams will battle it out in a round robin ping pong tournament, Paddle Royale, while enjoying culinary delights, specialty drinks and music from special guest DJs. Register your team today! 
   
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Run for Something BIG!

It's easy to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto through the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon by joining the BBBST fundraising team! Run or walk with us on October 19, 2014, pledge your support for one of our participants or make a donation directly to BBBST. BBBST fundraisers get the Preferred Charity Rate! Find out more!

*Attention Bigs and Littles! Participate by registering to walk or run in the 5k and fundraising on behalf of BBBST! All BBBST Littles run for free! Contact Phoebe Rockman.

   
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explorTO - City Wide Scavenger Hunt
explorTO is happening on Saturday, August 23, 2014! It gives you the opportunity to explore and discover interesting spaces in Toronto, have fun as a team, and build amazing friendships along the way! You will try to solve clues, hunt for items, see parts of Toronto you never knew existed, and discover interesting spaces and venues that you might like to revisit one day. explorTO will donate 10% of each registration to BBBST. Register today! Special offer available for BBBST Bigs and Littles.
   
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6 Unique Ways You Can Get Involved!
Check out our new corporate brochure that highlights the many ways in which you and your organization can contribute to the mentoring programs we offer to the children and youth of Toronto. Our team is here to answer any questions that come up along the way. Get involved today!
   
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Volunteer Today!

We're looking for women and men, ages 18-100, to spend time with a child in need of a mentor in a local elementary school. It requires a commitment of one hour a week, during the school day/year. Time spent together can include activities such as playing a game, reading a book, or just getting to know each other. 

Email bigbrothersbigsisters.ca or call 416-925-8981 ext. 4118 if you’d like more information on volunteering! Or apply online today!
   
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BBBS Social Return on Investment Study:
Investing in Kids' Futures Pays Off Big Time

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto extends a Big thank you to The Boston Consulting Group for their incredibly generous contribution to the Social Return on Investment Study on the Big Brother Big Sister Mentoring Program – a study which was conducted pro bono by BCG with additional in-kind services generously provided by Ipsos Reid.

Read the full results or click here to invest in a child's future!

2014 Big and Little of the Year Awards Video

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