Meet Taylor & Julie

Taylor & Julie Matched: 2013 to 2018 Volunteering with Big Brothers and Sisters of Lethbridge has been one of the most influential and life-changing experiences I’ve ever had. I met my little when she was 9 years old. I have spent the past 5 years learning, having fun, and growing with my little sister. I have […]

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How my Little changed me!

Erin & Mackenzie Matched: 2016 I went through my own battle with mental health as a child, so I recognize the impact a great role model and listening ear can have. When I heard of Big Brothers Big Sisters I knew it was my opportunity to support a young girl in need. Over the past […]

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Empowered by Mentoring – Keyla’s Story

Let’s travel back in time to the year 2013. I was in grade 9 and living what I would consider a pretty boring life; I went to school, hung out with friends, dreaded math class and watched a bit more TV than recommended. Every Monday, I would talk to my friends about what they had […]

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Welcoming Syrian Newcomer Children and Youth

Change can be a scary thing. For siblings, Zain (6), Jamal (8), and Dina (9), change and fear were common to their childhood. Zain, Jamal and Dina grew up in Syria where there has been ongoing conflict for several years. Earlier this year, the family finally found safety and refuge when they immigrated to Hamilton, [...] Read more

A Rewarding Experience

I had always had a dream where I would be able to leave the confinements of my two bedroom apartment back home in Pakistan. Being the youngest child in a family of five, you quickly get to realize that the couch surprisingly doubles as a very comfy bed. Little did I know that I was [...] Read more
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