Talking to Big Sister Jessica

Tell me why you decided to become a “Big Sister”? That’s a funny answer I think… It was a pretty selfish reason. I don’t have my own children and sometimes I want to do things that people with children get to do! So, I guess initially it was so I could have someone to do […]

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More Than 50 Years of Friendship

Harry was first matched to Dave when he was 13 years old. Their friendship lasted over five decades. My father passed away when I was thirteen. Big Brothers in Hamilton took me and my younger brother on. Within a month I met Dave. There was only a ten year age difference. Fishing was one of […]

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Stan and Nathan

Stan and Nathan were matched when Nathan was 9. Now in his 30s Nathan still considers Stan a friend and role model. They came to visit us and share their story… enjoy! To Stan, “What was it about Big Brothers that made you want to get involved and give your time?” Stan: “Our family has always […]

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Meet Mom Tanya and Her Two Littles

Mom Tanya signed up both her son Adrian and daughter Alliana five years ago. According to her, both Darren and Nancy have had a BIG impact on her children. Tanya, What made you decide to reach out to Big Brothers Big Sister of Grand Erie? “I just wanted my son and daughter to have someone else there, […]

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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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