The Second Big Brother Ever

Big Brothers Big Sisters is proud to be celebrating 50 years of mentoring in Peel Region! As a part of our 50th Anniversary year, a branch of our campaign revolves around video and reaching out to influential Mentors from our agency. We managed to get in contact with Ron Lehman, the second Big Brother ever at [...] Read more

Jane & Alissa – Power Of An Hour

Jane and Alissa are a wonderful match from the In-School mentoring program in the Peel District School Board. Jane became an In-school mentor 11 years ago because her sister recommended it. She was first matched with a girl named Olivia and is now with Alissa, who is in third grade. Alissa got an in-school mentor [...] Read more

Stan’s Story – Power of an Hour

Stan Cameron started mentoring with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel over 10 years ago. He mentored a young boy named Grant who was “incredibly creative” and the two enjoyed building anything and everything together. Puzzles, towers, blocks, lego, you name it. Stan mentored Grant for over 4 years where they built not only towers, [...] Read more

My Mentor, My Hero, My Brother.

When Matthew Murchie was just 7 years old his father suddenly passed away. Matthew was dealing with missing his father and not having a male role model in his life so his mom Olena applied for a Big Brother for her son. Matthew was fairly shy and not too sure about what having a Big [...] 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