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Island Savings Big Give

Clothing Drive and Family Event

Saturday, June 18 from

10 AM – 4 PM

at our location at 2030 Northfield Road

We will be having our first ever Clothing Drive and Family Event, Sponsored by Island Savings. 

Please bring your gently used clothing, the more clothing that you bring in, the more money will be raised at this event to benefit our programs!

Lots of great fun for the whole family including:

-Facepainting and games by the Island Savings Youth Team

-Free hotdogs, snacks and swag bags for those who donate large garbage bags of clothing

-There will be a Prize draw every 30 minutes for clothing donators

-Our On site clothing store will be open for your shopping pleasure – great prices!

Want to become an in school mentor, a Big Brother or Big Sister? ...visit our information booth on site.

Sponsored By:

Island Savings
The Wave / The Wolf Radio
Industrial Plastics (who will provide the swag bags)

For more information call 250-756-2447




Thank you Milner Group!

 A BIG Thank you to Milner Group for the fundraiser they hosted for us at the Pacific Waste Management Facility. We raised $2000 that will be used to help fund our programs!

For more info on Milner Group visit: milnergroup.ca
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We are happy to announce that Island Savings was nominated by its long-time community partner, Concentra Financial for it's Empowering Your Communities award program.

This additional funding (which for our agency comes to over $8000) will allow us to serve even more deserving children with our In-School Mentoring Programs! 

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Island Savings is embarking on their fourth year of supporting our In-school Mentoring Program. Click here to learn more.

 United Way New Logo We are proud to be the recipient of United Way Central and Northern Vancouver Island funding for programs in 2015/2016.  



Cash for Clothes Fundraising Opportunity

Is your Non Profit, Sports Team, PAC Group, School or Church Group looking for a way to raise funds for your group?

Let us show you how running a clothing drive can raise money for your group. Call Denise at 250-756-2447 or send her an email to learn more!
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We have Moved!

We have secured a location for our new office.

Our new address is:
2030 Northfield Road
Nanaimo, BC
V9S 3B8

Look for our sign on Northfield Road.


Donate your Airmiles to our Agency!

We are proud to announce that Airmiles, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada now allows supporters to donate Airmiles to the BBBS agency of their choice!

To donate just click the button below:


Board Members Wanted

If you have a background in the legal, education or business fields we would like to talk to you about the possibility of joining our board!

For more information, call Denise at 250-756-2447 or send her an email.

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Dropping Off your Gently Used Clothing helps fund our programs !!

Your clothing donations help fund our programs for deserving children in our community! Donations can be made during Regular Office Hours

Monday - Friday from     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2030 Northfield Road
Nanaimo, BC
V9S 3B8 (Look for our sign on Northfield Road)

After Hours Donations can be made at:

VI Fitness - 1815 Bowen Rd. Ph. 250-754-2348
VI Fitness - 202-4300 Wellington Rd. ph. 250-756-2985



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A BIG Thank you to Canadian Western Bank for their Greater Interest GIC Campaign for 2015!

Canadian Western Bank has had a very successful year with the Greater Interest GIC Campaign! This year both the Courtney and Nanaimo Branches donated $19,041.60 to our agency! 

For more info. visit www.greaterinterest.ca 
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Friday Clothing Sale

We are excited to announce that we will be running clothing sales every Friday at our office at 2030 Northfield Road. 

We will be offering a full line of High Quality Men's Women's and Children's Clothing! (Cash only, we do not accept debit or credit cards at this time).

For more information give us a call at 250-756-2447 or email: bigscvi.ca 



Witnessing the transformation of a child into a confident young person is a remarkable thing. 

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