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New Mobile-friendly Website Now Live

Did you know that over 50% of web browsing is done from mobile phones? That's why we're so happy that our new website is mobile-friendly with all of information available to you when you're on the go! Check it out by clicking here.
Girls Night In Event
Thanks to the generosity of the Trinity Western House, we were able to host seven of our Big Sister matches at our 2nd Girls Night In event this year. Girls (and girls at heart) enjoyed a movie, beautifying face masks, manicures, and professional hair styling thanks to one of our talented Big Sisters.
Christmas Live Charity Auction
Our annual charity auction at the Murrayville Town Pub took place on November 30th and we're happy to say it was a tremendous success! Thanks to the prize donors and the happy bidders at the auction, over $47,000 was raised to go to our agency's mentoring programs. This is always a really fun event in such a great atmosphere, so we hope that if you didn't make it out to the auction this year that we'll see you there in 2018. Thank you again to all of the prize donors for making this event possible and to all of the people who came out to support our agency. Also, a HUGE thank you to John Pybus, Mike Thompson, Rod Hampton and all of the Murrayville Town Pub staff for hosting and helping to make this event possible and run so smoothly in such a fun atmosphere!
Preston Chevrolet GM Donates Giants Suite Tickets
Preston Chevrolet GM provided us with a generous donation of Giants tickets in their private suite. 28 tickets in total were provided for nine of our matches and waitlist families to take in a great game of hockey.
Annual Kids' Christmas Party
Sonrise Church once again hosted our Christmas party for the Bigs, Littles, and families involved in our Community program. Dinner was served to over 100 attendees, and the remainder of the evening was spent enjoying crafts, games, and a visit from Santa! Thank you so much to all of the staff at Sonrise and volunteers who made this event a success!

Magic Of Christmas Parade

If you came to Langley's Magic of Christmas Parade, you might have seen some of our staff, Bigs, and Littles marching and handing out candy canes to parade spectators. We want to thank all of the people who marched with us and helped our agency have a presence in the parade.
Zealous Art Paint Nights
Zealous Art has been providing our matches with the opportunity to participate in a paint night once a month since July. This is an absolutely free activity, so we can't express enough how much this means to our agency to be able to offer a fun outing at no cost to our Bigs and Littles. Thank you so much to Freda and the Zealous Art crew for thinking of our agency and offering these events to people involved in our mentoring programs.

Sponsors Found For All Christmas Hampers

We were so happy to let all 24 of the families who applied for a Christmas hamper know that we were able to find a sponsor for their hamper. Because of the generosity of local individual and business donors, 24 families will have a memorable Christmas morning together! Keep your eyes on our social media for a fun shot of all of the hampers when they arrive in our office.

On The Horizon

Our office will be closed for the holidays beginning on Friday, December 22nd at noon until Tuesday, January 2nd at 9am. If you require immediate assistance while our office is closed, please contact Roslyn at roslyn.henderson@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca or call the MCFD at 1-800-663-9122.
Community-based Big Brothers and Sisters with a membership card that expires on December 31, 2017 will be receiving their updated card in the mail very soon. If you already have a card with an expiry date of 2018, then you're all set until next year!



Bowl For Kids Sake 2018 is scheduled for March 8th and 9th at Willowbrook Lanes. Invitations for this event will be sent out soon, but if you'd like to get a head start on registration as a sponsor or team captain, contact us today!
Thanks for reading! We'll see you again next month!
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