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Current News and Events

Magna Hoedown 2017


We are thrilled to be one of the recipients to benefit from this year's 29th Magna Hoedown! Proceeds will go to help get children and youth off our wait list. Click here to find out how you can support our agency and attend this event on September 15 - 16!

NewRoads Classic Car Show


NewRoads Annual Charity Classic Car Show will take place on Sunday September 17, 2017 and is free to the public! Music, BBQ, Prizes, Children’s Activities, Hwy 11 Cruisers and more. Register your vehicle with all proceeds from the day going to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of York. Click here to find out more!

Tastes of the Hill 2017

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Join us at this year’s Tastes of the Hill Multicultural Festival that celebrates Richmond Hill's diverse, multicultural community. Big Brothers Big Sisters of York has been chosen as the charitable recipient for the 2017 event and we are thrilled! Click here to find out more information on this exciting event on September 23 - 24.

Bi-Annual Gala: Disco Ball

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Get ready to boogie the night away!  Join us for our 20th Bi-Annual Gala that will feature live entertainment from the Oui B’Jamon Band. Click here to find out how you can be a part of this fantastic night!

School-based Programs: At A Glance

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The school year is wrapped up and so are all of our school-based programs! During the 2016-2017 school year, we mentored 428 children and youth with the help of 114 amazing volunteers in 32 different school in York Region and Bradford West Gwillimbury. Click here to find out how you can be involved in our school-based programs for the 2017-2018 school year.

BBBSY is on Instagram!

We're thrilled to be live on Instagram! Follow @BBBSYork to keep up to date about upcoming events, ongoing activities, and fun things happening in our community.

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Be a BIG, and Make Your Impact Today

For just a couple hours a week, you can help a child or youth achieve more. Big Brothers Big Sisters of York offers a wide range of mentoring opportunities to assist children and youth in York Region to grow and succeed. Click here to find out how you can start something BIG, or watch the video below to see the impact of our mentoring programs.


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