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 Engagement Opportunities

- for Individuals, Businesses, Staff Teams and Community Groups.

Sponsorship & Financial Support
  • Sponsor a Big/Little Match (approximately $1,500/year)
  • Sponsor an In-School Mentor Match (approximately $1,000/school year)
  • Sponsor a Group Mentor Program (approximately $2,500/10 week session)
  • Sponsor one of our fundraising events - and attend!
  • Be a MATCH MAKER! - organize you own 3rd Party effort/event and direct funds to BBBSY!

In-Kind Donations
  • Donate prizes or auction items for one of our fundraising events
  • Collect or purchase supplies for our In-School and Group Mentoring Programs:
  • Notebooks, pens, pencil, crayons and assorted craft supplies;
  • Grocery store gift cards (to be sued to purchase fresh fruit, vegetable & Yogurt);
  • Assorted low sugar juice boxes;
  • NUT FREE non perishable snacks - individually packaged (granola bars, crackers, chips, etc.)

You can also contact us directly for specific/seasonal supplies

Other Ways to Support Us

Party or Wedding favours - Many people are replacing once traditional favours with a meaningful message on a card or tag that lets their guest know a donation to a charitable organization has been made in their name. Call us at 905-726-2149 for more information!

HBC Rewards - What if we told you that you could help us make a difference - by shopping? Well, you can when you link your Hbc rewards account to our Community Rewards Program. When you link your rewards account - we receive 2,000 bonus points automatically in addition to the points earned every time you shop at the Hbc family of stores. All you have to do is :

  • visit
  • Go to Donate to a Community Group
  • Search for our group by entering our Public ID # 7561307
  • Select the percentage of points you would like to donate (minimum of 10%)and the time frame.

Thank you for helping us reach our goals!

Community Events - Also known as third party events, are an important component of our agency's fundraising plan. Not only does this raise money, but also awareness of Big Brothers Big Sisters of York and the valuable work that we do for at risk youth.

Community Events are a great way to get involved and have some fun. It might be a celebration of a special occasion or a team-building exercise at work. So....get busy and organize a community event today.

Planned Giving - Read more about making charitable bequests.

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Donate A Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for Big Brothers Big Sisters of YorkWe provide free towing in many areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you Donate your RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle to Big Brothers Big Sisters of York through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction depending on its condition, age and location. Donate A Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for your Charity to benefit. After your Vehicle Donation is complete,Big Brothers Big Sisters of York will send you a tax receipt within 45 days!

You can also send a cheque directly to our agency or you can call us with a credit card.

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