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The Langley Times recently profiled one of the Little Sisters on our waitlist and her mother to give the Langley community an idea of our need for volunteer mentors and how much they mean to the Littles they are matched with. To read the article, click here. If you or someone you know have ever thought about becoming a volunteer mentor with our agency, contact us for more information on how to get the intake process started. We are always looking for volunteers and want to live up to our vision that "Every child in the Langleys who needs a mentor, has a mentor".
Our longstanding volunteer (40 years and counting!), Rob Ross, recently received the Award of Distinction at the annual Community Safety and Crime Prevention Awards. The Award of Distinction is a premier award and recognized Rob for his lifetime commitment to community safety and crime prevention by providing mentorship, life skills, and individual support to at-risk youth. We are honoured to have Rob in our agency and continue to witness the amazing impact that he has on not only his Little Brothers, but all of his peers involved in our agency. You can read Rob's acceptance speech by clicking here and get more information about his award by clicking here. Congratulations to Rob on being recognized for his outstanding service as a part of our agency!
Over the last few years, Prospera Credit Union in Langley has invited us to their location to help them celebrate Credit Union Day and setup a presentation table so we can reach out to their members and tell them about our mentoring programs and presence in the community. We were also presented with a $250 donation from Prospera to help support our agency. Prospera continually helps us with different initiatives throughout the year, including their annual Cinema Under The Stars where proceeds from the event go to us. Thank you so much to Prospera for your continued support and making us feel like part of the Prospera team!
A massive thank you to the Langley City POC Firefighters Athletic Association for their awesome tour of the Langley City Firehall and tickets to a Langley Giants game with the POC firefighters! This was such an amazing opportunity for the children and families in our programs to see the technical equipment and apparel that firefighters use on a day-to-day basis. Being able to enjoy a Giants game with the firefighters was just icing on the cake! We know the families who took part in this event had a tremendous time, so we thank the POC Firefighters for their generosity.
The Boston Pizza Foundation chose Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada as the recipient of $150,000 to be disbursed among nine agencies across Canada. Our agency was one of the fortunate recipients of $15,000 to be used toward our group mentoring programs, Go Girls and Game On. We've already served over 300 children just this year to date through these programs, so these funds will go a long way in helping us serve even more children next year. Thank you Boston Pizza Foundation for choosing to support BBBS agencies across Canada!
Did you know that we have a clothing and household goods donation bin at Mastermind Toys in Langley? There is one small bin that is available 24/7 for you to drop off any items to us that you no longer use. Your donations help to fund our agency's programs, so all of your
donations are greatly appreciated!
Please note that donation of furniture or large
appliances is not accepted at this location. To arrange for pickup from
your home, please contact Renew Crew at 604-521-4393.
Witnessing the transformation of a child into a confident young person is a remarkable thing.
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