Thankful Supporter

Hello, I am just wanting to say THANK YOU to Kerri Bennett / BBBS in bringing the program to Altona. I see the need for kids in having a mentor and what that all means for those kids. In my appreciation for this program here now, I will do my very best in helping with […]

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Chris & Harry

Chris and Harry were matched in grade 3 and have spent the past 10 years meeting once a week for an hour.  Through this time, their friendship grew and they enjoyed hanging out together. Harry has graduated the program and is doing well in his community. When I asked them what some of the best memories […]

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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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