Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District We enable life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people Programs Offered
Big Brothers
Big Sisters
In School Mentoring
Go Girls
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For more information about the different programs we offer or to make a donation visit http://www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/barrie

Operating as usual

In Flanders fields the poppies blow.  Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky the larks, st...
11/11/2021

In Flanders fields the poppies blow. Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly.

We remember today and always

In Flanders fields the poppies blow. Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky the larks, still bravely singing, fly.

We remember today and always

We need your creativity!!FESTIVAL OF WREATHS IS A FUN WAY TO GET CREATIVE FOR A CAUSE!The concept is quite simple- decor...
11/10/2021

We need your creativity!!

FESTIVAL OF WREATHS IS A FUN WAY TO GET CREATIVE FOR A CAUSE!

The concept is quite simple- decorate a wreath- some will go for style and beauty while others will go for value- whatever your style go for it.

Create your wreath, add in local gift cards or offerings if you chose to up the value of your wreath and we will auction it off to raise much needed funds for Barrie and area’s young people!

Registration fee is $30 to cover the cost of your wreath and the deadline for completion is
FRIDAY DECEMBER 3RD.

REGISTER HERE; HTTPS://BARRIE.BIGBROTHERSBIGSISTERS.CA/EVENT/FESTIVAL-OF-WREATHS-2021/

AUCTION WILL RUN DECEMBER 6-13TH AT 12PM.

We need your creativity!!

FESTIVAL OF WREATHS IS A FUN WAY TO GET CREATIVE FOR A CAUSE!

The concept is quite simple- decorate a wreath- some will go for style and beauty while others will go for value- whatever your style go for it.

Create your wreath, add in local gift cards or offerings if you chose to up the value of your wreath and we will auction it off to raise much needed funds for Barrie and area’s young people!

Registration fee is $30 to cover the cost of your wreath and the deadline for completion is
FRIDAY DECEMBER 3RD.

REGISTER HERE; HTTPS://BARRIE.BIGBROTHERSBIGSISTERS.CA/EVENT/FESTIVAL-OF-WREATHS-2021/

AUCTION WILL RUN DECEMBER 6-13TH AT 12PM.

🎵 Don't stop be-LEAF-ing!It can happen to you, purchase your tickets before the November 15th deadline of 9 PM for your ...
11/09/2021

🎵 Don't stop be-LEAF-ing!

It can happen to you, purchase your tickets before the November 15th deadline of 9 PM for your change to win the Jackpot!

linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {Link in bio}

Pot is almost $11,000 and growing fast!

🎵 Don't stop be-LEAF-ing!

It can happen to you, purchase your tickets before the November 15th deadline of 9 PM for your change to win the Jackpot!

linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {Link in bio}

Pot is almost $11,000 and growing fast!

WILL YOUR TEAM BE THE LOCAL GIFT CARD SURVIVOR AND WIN OVER $3,000 IN LOCAL GIFT CARDS?  REGISTER HERE; https://linktr.e...
11/08/2021

WILL YOUR TEAM BE THE LOCAL GIFT CARD SURVIVOR AND WIN OVER $3,000 IN LOCAL GIFT CARDS?

REGISTER HERE; https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {link in bio}

Proudly presented by @innovative_automation

The game is limited to a maximum of 70 teams.

EACH PERSON PAYS $40 ($20 DONATION TO BBBS and $20 GC PURCHASES)= $240 PER TEAM
Registration Period: October 29th to November 26th,2021 by 3:00 p.m.

What you need to do: Form your team of 6 people and register! Nominate a local business for us to purchase GC’s from. You will be added to our private Facebook group and the week of November 29th-December 3rd daily vote offs will begin- Immunity Idols are available for purchase for $10 at the time of registration!

REGISTER HERE; https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {link in bio}

WILL YOUR TEAM BE THE LOCAL GIFT CARD SURVIVOR AND WIN OVER $3,000 IN LOCAL GIFT CARDS?

REGISTER HERE; https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {link in bio}

Proudly presented by @innovative_automation

The game is limited to a maximum of 70 teams.

EACH PERSON PAYS $40 ($20 DONATION TO BBBS and $20 GC PURCHASES)= $240 PER TEAM
Registration Period: October 29th to November 26th,2021 by 3:00 p.m.

What you need to do: Form your team of 6 people and register! Nominate a local business for us to purchase GC’s from. You will be added to our private Facebook group and the week of November 29th-December 3rd daily vote offs will begin- Immunity Idols are available for purchase for $10 at the time of registration!

REGISTER HERE; https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {link in bio}

Mark your calendars!#GivingTuesday is coming November 30th. Your donation and participation in support of youth mentorin...
11/02/2021

Mark your calendars!
#GivingTuesday is coming November 30th. Your donation and participation in support of youth mentoring can #IgnitePotential in a young person and empower them to succeed.
#GivingTuesdayCA GivingTuesday

Mark your calendars!
#GivingTuesday is coming November 30th. Your donation and participation in support of youth mentoring can #IgnitePotential in a young person and empower them to succeed.
#GivingTuesdayCA GivingTuesday

It’s November 1st so we can talk Christmas now right???FESTIVAL OF WREATHS IS A FUN WAY TO GET CREATIVE FOR A CAUSE!The ...
11/01/2021

It’s November 1st so we can talk Christmas now right???

FESTIVAL OF WREATHS IS A FUN WAY TO GET CREATIVE FOR A CAUSE!
The concept is quite simple- decorate a wreath- some will go for style and beauty while others will go for value- whatever your style go for it. Create your wreath, add in local gift cards or offerings if you chose to up the value of your wreath and we will auction it off to raise much needed funds for Barrie and area’s young people!
Registration fee is $30 to cover the cost of your wreath and the deadline for completion is
FRIDAY DECEMBER 3RD. AUCTION WILL RUN DECEMBER 6-14TH AT 12PM.
REGISTER { link in bio }
https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie

It’s November 1st so we can talk Christmas now right???

FESTIVAL OF WREATHS IS A FUN WAY TO GET CREATIVE FOR A CAUSE!
The concept is quite simple- decorate a wreath- some will go for style and beauty while others will go for value- whatever your style go for it. Create your wreath, add in local gift cards or offerings if you chose to up the value of your wreath and we will auction it off to raise much needed funds for Barrie and area’s young people!
Registration fee is $30 to cover the cost of your wreath and the deadline for completion is
FRIDAY DECEMBER 3RD. AUCTION WILL RUN DECEMBER 6-14TH AT 12PM.
REGISTER { link in bio }
https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie

#DYK: by volunteering to be a Mentor with BBBS,  you can have a significant & profound impact on the life of a child fac...
10/29/2021

#DYK: by volunteering to be a Mentor with BBBS, you can have a significant & profound impact on the life of a child facing adversities. There are hundreds of young people across Canada waiting for a mentor. Answer the need in your community. Volunteer today! #ignitepotential

#DYK: by volunteering to be a Mentor with BBBS, you can have a significant & profound impact on the life of a child facing adversities. There are hundreds of young people across Canada waiting for a mentor. Answer the need in your community. Volunteer today! #ignitepotential

What is GIFT CARD Survivor?  A pool where the participants win a variety of GIFT CARDS purchased from local Barrie busin...
10/28/2021

What is GIFT CARD Survivor?

A pool where the participants win a variety of GIFT CARDS purchased from local Barrie businesses!

The game is limited to a maximum of 70 teams. Teams must have 6 members.
Gift Card Survivor is open to anyone over the age of 18 who resides in Ontario.

TEAM UP – STAY ALIVE – WIN BIG -EACH PERSON PAYS $40 ($20 DONATION TO BBBS and $20for GC PURCHASES)= $240 PER TEAM

Registration Period: October 29th to November 26th,2021 by 3:00 p.m.

What you need to do: Form your team of 6 people and register! Nominate a local business for us to purchase GC’s from. You will be added to our private facebook group and the week of November 29th-December 3rd daily vote offs will begin- Immunity Idols are available for purchase for $10 at the time of registration!

REGISTER HERE; https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {link in bio}

Prize Pool:
Payout of Gift Cards will be determined by the number of teams that are participating.
The last 5 names will be awarded a BIG HANDFUL OF GIFT CARDS for their whole team!

EXAMPLE: IF 70 TEAMS ENTER, THE NUMBERS WORK OUT AS FOLLOWS:
First Place Team Prize: $3360 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Second Place Team Prize: $1920 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Third Place Team Prize $1440 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Fourth Place Team Prize $840 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Fifth Place Team Prize $480 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Consolation Prize- first team eliminated $360 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)

What is GIFT CARD Survivor?

A pool where the participants win a variety of GIFT CARDS purchased from local Barrie businesses!

The game is limited to a maximum of 70 teams. Teams must have 6 members.
Gift Card Survivor is open to anyone over the age of 18 who resides in Ontario.

TEAM UP – STAY ALIVE – WIN BIG -EACH PERSON PAYS $40 ($20 DONATION TO BBBS and $20for GC PURCHASES)= $240 PER TEAM

Registration Period: October 29th to November 26th,2021 by 3:00 p.m.

What you need to do: Form your team of 6 people and register! Nominate a local business for us to purchase GC’s from. You will be added to our private facebook group and the week of November 29th-December 3rd daily vote offs will begin- Immunity Idols are available for purchase for $10 at the time of registration!

REGISTER HERE; https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {link in bio}

Prize Pool:
Payout of Gift Cards will be determined by the number of teams that are participating.
The last 5 names will be awarded a BIG HANDFUL OF GIFT CARDS for their whole team!

EXAMPLE: IF 70 TEAMS ENTER, THE NUMBERS WORK OUT AS FOLLOWS:
First Place Team Prize: $3360 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Second Place Team Prize: $1920 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Third Place Team Prize $1440 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Fourth Place Team Prize $840 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Fifth Place Team Prize $480 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)
Consolation Prize- first team eliminated $360 worth of various Gift Cards (split six ways)

10/27/2021

You know what sucks? Vampires 🧛‍♀️.
You know what doesn't suck? Winning $1000 cash 💵 in our Early Bird Draw.

Get your tickets before 9PM tomorrow!!
👉https://linktr.ee/bbbsbarrie {link in bio)

Mentoring relationships protect against the harmful effects of social isolation, toxic stress & social distancing. Resea...
10/27/2021

Mentoring relationships protect against the harmful effects of social isolation, toxic stress & social distancing. Research shows #mentoring can dramatically improve the life of vulnerable youth. You can help!

Mentoring relationships protect against the harmful effects of social isolation, toxic stress & social distancing. Research shows #mentoring can dramatically improve the life of vulnerable youth. You can help!

LAST CHANCE !! Showcase of Homes is a self- guided local home tour that has been taking place in support of Big Brothers...
10/22/2021

LAST CHANCE !!

Showcase of Homes is a self- guided local home tour that has been taking place in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District for over 30 years where local homeowners open their doors in support of our cause. Attendees will enjoy an online interactive passport tour of lovely and unique homes including a digital passport guide for only $35.00. The event takes place Friday at 5pm- – Sunday at 9pm, you can view the tour at your leisure!
Visit; https://barrie.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/event/2021-showcase-homes-tour/ {link in bio} to get your tickets!

Why get involved and support?

Mentoring relationships are critical to our success, mental health and well being. These relationships are built through time and experiences.
BBBS Barrie is there for young people who face adversity and who are in need of an additional consistent and supportive developmental relationship.
We are invested in the well-being of kids in our community and we want what is best for them. By introducing an additional caring adult mentor, we vitally impact their lives. This relationship expresses care, challenges growth, provides support and expands possibilities. The challenges our youth face are greater than ever. We help young people navigate through them with successful outcomes. BBBS stands with youth because we know the simplest acts create the biggest impact. And these acts can empower potential everywhere. We are asking you to stand with us and ignite potential everywhere!

LAST CHANCE !!

Showcase of Homes is a self- guided local home tour that has been taking place in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District for over 30 years where local homeowners open their doors in support of our cause. Attendees will enjoy an online interactive passport tour of lovely and unique homes including a digital passport guide for only $35.00. The event takes place Friday at 5pm- – Sunday at 9pm, you can view the tour at your leisure!
Visit; https://barrie.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/event/2021-showcase-homes-tour/ {link in bio} to get your tickets!

Why get involved and support?

Mentoring relationships are critical to our success, mental health and well being. These relationships are built through time and experiences.
BBBS Barrie is there for young people who face adversity and who are in need of an additional consistent and supportive developmental relationship.
We are invested in the well-being of kids in our community and we want what is best for them. By introducing an additional caring adult mentor, we vitally impact their lives. This relationship expresses care, challenges growth, provides support and expands possibilities. The challenges our youth face are greater than ever. We help young people navigate through them with successful outcomes. BBBS stands with youth because we know the simplest acts create the biggest impact. And these acts can empower potential everywhere. We are asking you to stand with us and ignite potential everywhere!

10/22/2021

EARLY BIRD OCTOBER 29 at 9 PM! 🎃

Trick or treat early and get your tickets for a chance to win the $1000 early bird prize and make this Halloween Spook-tacular!

www.biggertogether5050.com {link in bio}

10/20/2021

DID YOU KNOW? The funds raised from charitable gaming goes back to each of the communities that the centres are apart of. These funds help with a variety of key initiatives from equipment for hospitals, support to local animal shelters to supporting local sports groups for children and so much more including helping us keep Barrie & area’s young people connected to their mentors both in person andvirtually.

Thank you for playing at Delta Bingo & Gaming and supporting your local charities like us!

@barriebingosponsors @deltabingoandgaming

10/20/2021

DID YOU KNOW? The funds raised from charitable gaming goes back to each of the communities that the centres are apart of. These funds help with a variety of key initiatives from equipment for hospitals, support to local animal shelters to supporting local sports groups for children and so much more including helping us keep Barrie & area’s young people connected to their mentors both in person andvirtually.

Thank you for playing at Delta Bingo & Gaming and supporting your local charities like us!
@barriebingosponsors @deltabingoandgaming

Thank you Plumbtech Plumbing Inc for sharing a little bit about us!
10/20/2021
5 Things You Need to Know about… Big Brothers Big Sisters Barrie | Plumbtech Plumbing inc

Thank you Plumbtech Plumbing Inc for sharing a little bit about us!

We are happy to feature Big Brothers Big Sisters Barrie this month. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District has been providing mentoring experiences for over 50 years to young people who face adversity and are in need of an additional consistent and supportive Developmental Relationship. The...

DID YOU MISS THE TOUR?We have great news, due to the success of the  tour and requests we are able to provide access thi...
10/15/2021

DID YOU MISS THE TOUR?
We have great news, due to the success of the tour and requests we are able to provide access this weekend too!

Showcase of Homes is a self- guided local home tour that has been taking place in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District for over 30 years where local homeowners open their doors in support of our cause. Attendees will enjoy an online interactive passport tour of lovely and unique homes including a digital passport guide for only $35.00. The event takes place Friday at 5pm- – Sunday at 9pm, you can view the tour at your leisure!
Visit; https://barrie.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/event/2021-showcase-homes-tour/ {link in bio} to get your tickets!

Why get involved and support?

Mentoring relationships are critical to our success, mental health and well being. These relationships are built through time and experiences.
BBBS Barrie is there for young people who face adversity and who are in need of an additional consistent and supportive developmental relationship.
We are invested in the well-being of kids in our community and we want what is best for them. By introducing an additional caring adult mentor, we vitally impact their lives. This relationship expresses care, challenges growth, provides support and expands possibilities. The challenges our youth face are greater than ever. We help young people navigate through them with successful outcomes. BBBS stands with youth because we know the simplest acts create the biggest impact. And these acts can empower potential everywhere. We are asking you to stand with us and ignite potential everywhere!

DID YOU MISS THE TOUR?
We have great news, due to the success of the tour and requests we are able to provide access this weekend too!

Showcase of Homes is a self- guided local home tour that has been taking place in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District for over 30 years where local homeowners open their doors in support of our cause. Attendees will enjoy an online interactive passport tour of lovely and unique homes including a digital passport guide for only $35.00. The event takes place Friday at 5pm- – Sunday at 9pm, you can view the tour at your leisure!
Visit; https://barrie.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/event/2021-showcase-homes-tour/ {link in bio} to get your tickets!

Why get involved and support?

Mentoring relationships are critical to our success, mental health and well being. These relationships are built through time and experiences.
BBBS Barrie is there for young people who face adversity and who are in need of an additional consistent and supportive developmental relationship.
We are invested in the well-being of kids in our community and we want what is best for them. By introducing an additional caring adult mentor, we vitally impact their lives. This relationship expresses care, challenges growth, provides support and expands possibilities. The challenges our youth face are greater than ever. We help young people navigate through them with successful outcomes. BBBS stands with youth because we know the simplest acts create the biggest impact. And these acts can empower potential everywhere. We are asking you to stand with us and ignite potential everywhere!

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Barrie, ON
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Join the The Barrie Mechanical Inc. Tribe and help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Barrie and District with their cool fundraising efforts!!! Not to mention, have a ton of fun while we’re at it! Ourselves, alongside several local businesses are super excited about this and hope you will be too! Get your tribe of 6 together and let’s give back to a very worthy cause! ❤️ Help the young people in our community have hope for a bright future. Every child deserves a chance. ❤️
The Georgian Mall Team is getting ready to #RocknBowlForKidsSake. #BigBrothersBigSistersofBarrieandDistrict
A few days left to support this great charity #bigbrothersbigsisters our #payitforward charity for the month of Feb
Borden Christmas Craft Sale 25 Nov 17 1000-1500hrs 122 Ramillies Rd Buell Gym, Field House Borden ON Admission: $1 140+ VENDORS!!!! Come on out and get your Christmas shopping done!! This Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign event will be donating all proceeds to Big Brothers Big Sisters!!!
Borden Christmas Craft Sale in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters!!! Saturday 25 Nov 17 from 1000-1500hrs at the Buell Gym, Field House, CFB Borden! Admission is $1! This Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign event will be donating all proceeds to Big Brothers Big Sisters!! 107 Vendors Confirmed!!! Space still available! $25/table, 2 for $40 or 3 for $50 Please contact Laura Morgan at [email protected]
Borden Christmas Craft Sale in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters! Saturday 25 Nov 17 1000-1500hrs CFB Borden 122 Ramillies Rd, Buell Gym Field House This Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign event will be donating all proceeds to Big Brothers Big Sisters! 88 Confirmed Vendors!! Lots more room! Tables are $25/table, 2 for $40 or 3 for $50 Please contact me at [email protected] Thank you for your support!