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Empowerment

Here, you can access our calendar of upcoming events, our list of activity ideas as well as a library of carefully selected articles to help guide mentors and parents through their role.

2019 Event Calendar

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal prides itself with organizing many events for mentees, their families and their mentors. You can consult our event calendar below to stay up to date with what is to come!
Mentoring Month - January

Mentoring Month takes place each January and gives us all a chance to recognize the value of youth mentorship and to celebrate the hardworking mentors in our homes, offices and communities!

Sugar Shack Outing - April 27, 2019

Every year, BBBS organizes an outing to the Sugar Shack. Reserved for our matches of the Traditional program, this activity is a chance for our mentors and mentees to enjoy delicious food and the beginnings of the warm weather.

Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert - May 11, 2019

Our partners, the Montreal Youth Symphony Orchestra, will be having our matches of the Traditional programs as their guests of honour at their concert. Under the direction of Maestro Louis Lavigueur, the concert will be held at the Claude-Champagne hall.

Interactive dance show for 7 to 10 year olds - May 16, 2019

The Tangente showroom invites mentors, mentees and family to attend and participate in the NATE YAFFE dance performance. This choreography is designed for young people aged 7 to 10 years old and is a collaborative piece in which everyone will be invited to participate.

Neighbourhood Clean-Up - June 9, 2019

Each year, we organize our Neighborhood Clean-Up with our matches of the Traditional program. Volunteers from Rogers will join us on June 9 and together, our group will help clean up the HOMA neighbourhood! It is a great pleasure for us to organize this activity, as it encourages our youth to get involved in their community.

Annual General Assembly - June 13, 2019
At the assembly, we will present the organization’s annual report and financial statements. This event is open to all member of the community.
The 5K Country Run - June 15, 2019
A festive 5K run that is organized annually by our caritative partner, the Ultramar Foundation! You don’t have to be an Olympic athlete to join in on the fun! All the funds raised will help support our cause.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Month - September

Throughout September, Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating the power and impact of mentorship across North America!

Big Brothers Big Sisters Day - September 18, 2019

Big Brothers Big Sisters across North America is proud to celebrate and showcase the power and impact of mentoring during Big Brothers Big Sisters Day! Join our agency’s annual festivities as we organize an event for the occasion!

The Great Bartending Challenge - September 24, 2019

This fundraising event, organized by the Saint-Hublon Côte-des-Neiges at their restaurant, invites amateur bartenders to a bartending challenge that will help raise funds for our cause.

The Christmas Party - December 2019

At the end of each year, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal invites their mentees and mentors to the annual Christmas Party. Our matches have the chances of spending a great time with one another before bidding the year that just passed adieu!

Activity Ideas

As a mentor, trying to find an idea for an activity is not always an easy task. We have compiled a list of fun activities to do with your mentee to help you create great memories together.

Resources and Help

In addition to providing one-to-one support over the phone or in person, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Montreal compiled a list of articles that our mentors and families can find resourceful when guiding a child or youth.
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