Ways to give
Many young people struggle with societal barriers and face adversities such as mental health issues, family violence, identity issues or poor living conditions. Your donation will lead to healthy, thriving youth who can achieve more.
BOWL FOR KIDS SAKE
Are you ready to STRIKE up some FUN? Join our team at Big Brothers Big Sisters of North and West Niagara for the 28th annual Bowl For Kids Sake campaign. With your continued generosity, we can continue to enable life-changing mentoring relationships that ignite the power and potential of youth in our community.
Representing our biggest fundraising initiative; our Bowl for Kids Sake campaign accounts for over 25% of our annual operating budget. It is due to the generosity of community partners like YOU, that last year’s event raised over $20,000!
We need YOUR HELP to reach our $35,000 goal and match 35 youth who are in desperate need for a mentor who could change their lives forever.
JOIN US JANUARY 13, 2020 TO LEARN MORE!
Media Launch January 13, 2020 | 6-8PM
Want to learn more about why you should be a part of this campaign?
Join us for the Bowl for Kids Sake media launch party free of charge January 13, 2020 from 6-8PM at the beautiful Parkway Social in St. Catharines.
It would be greatly appreciated if you could confirm your attendance by Friday, January 10, 2020, to Fundraising and Events Coordinator. Michelle MacKellar, by calling 905-357-5454 ext 221 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday February 22, 2020 | 6PM | 8PM
Thursday March 5, 2020 | 7:30 PM
THIS YEAR’S THEME: GLOW PARTY!
Get your neon paint and glow sticks ready for the best black light party of the year! In honour of our mission to ignite the power and potential of youth in our community, this year’s theme is all about IGNITING THE GLOW!
Enjoy a fun-filled day of bowling, prizes, face painting, and more! There’s no limit to how radiant you can be! Click here to view some “glow-tastic” outfit ideas for your team!
REGISTER TO BOWL – Link coming soon!
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A SPONSOR? VIEW OUR BFKS SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE HERE! Coming Soon!
Run Your Own Event
These events are organized by you or your community group (e.g. school groups, unions, or corporations) to help raise funds necessary for Big Brothers Big Sisters to operate and ensure that every child gains the confidence to achieve more through a mentoring relationship.
An event can be any activity by a non-affiliated group or individual. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada has no fiduciary responsibility and little or no staff involvement, however, we will support you and your event as much as possible to help it be a success. Event examples include: A “something”-a-thon, Raffles, Auctions, Parties, Video Game Fundraising Models – “something-for-kids-sake”.
Tribute & Memorial Gifts
At the next special occasion, honour a friend, mentor, or family member with a gift in their honour. If a loved one has recently passed, you can also make a gift to Big Brothers Big Sisters in their memory.
Loved ones or their family will receive a personalized note of the donation made in their honour and a tax receipt will be sent to you. Make a gift in honour of someone special online or contact us
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and agencies across the country rely greatly on in-kind contributions from our partners. If you are considering an in-kind donation, please e-mail us.
Examples of in-kind donations can include:
- Business services (marketing, administrative, technology, consulting)
- National Event tickets (local tickets should deal directly with the local community agency)
- Gift certificates to national restaurants and retail chains