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The Big Little Challenge – March 8th to 28th
We can’t thank our fundraisers, sponsors and donors enough – The Big Little Challenge raised $53,419.30 and our teams completed a total of 420 Challenges!
Thanks for taking a chance on a brand new fundraiser and making it such a huge success!!
What is The Big Little Challenge?
We can’t hold Bowl for Kids Sake safely this year, but we didn’t want to lose the things we love – community spirit, chance to have fun….and of course fundraising for a great cause!
For 3 weeks in March, teams across PEI can have fun together while fundraising and completing 21 themed challenges which promote Mental Health & Well-Being, Life-Long Learning, and Community Involvement – outcomes of our mentoring programs.
Since Covid-19 has affected everyone in our community, we are going to focus on team fundraising instead of individual totals. Every team that raises $100 will have a chance to win the Staycation Prize Package…and the more you raise, the more you can win.
Each week, there will be a Signature Challenge that teams can compete against each other to win prizes for their creativity.…and the more challenges you complete, the more you can win. To make the challenges more meaningful, there are separate list for Work and Family & Friends teams.
The challenges are designed to be flexible so that teams can choose their own adventure, tailor the activities to the interests of their team, and be something teams can do together or apart. Check out the Work and Family & Friends Team Challenge sheets below to see which will work best for you, then register your team and we will deliver everything you need in a cool PEI Bag Co Bag.
March 8th – 14th: An Apple a Day – Mental Health and Well-Being Challenges
March 15th – 21st: March Forth – Trying New Things Challenges
March 22nd – 28th: Bigger Together – Making a Difference Challenges
Each week represents one of our 3 Big Outcomes, so participating will be a fun way to see the impact of your support.
WHAT DOES SUPPORTING THE BIG LITTLE CHALLENGE ACCOMPLISH?
Impact: When a child has a mentor, the odds they will be emotionally, socially & physically healthy increases dramatically…and when we have healthy young people in our communities, everyone benefits.
With Covid-19 related upheavals, there are more children facing increased anxiety and stress. Mentoring is an essential service we must continue to provide, but we need your help. The money you raise for The Big Little Challenge will help provide life-changing relationships for youth on PEI.
How do I participate?
Your Mission: Raise money to ignite the potential of Island youth & have fun completing challenges!
- Get your team together (teams are 4 to 6 colleagues, friends and/or family)
- Sign up your team & we’ll deliver your team kit with everything you need in a cool bag from PEI Bag Co.!
- Pick a Fun Team Name for inspiration
- Set a Team Fundraising Goal and start fundraising
- Set up your Team On-line Fundraising Page (if you are using)
- Do the Signature Challenge each week and post your pictures & videos using #TheBigLittleChallenge & tag us (@bbbspei) on your socials
- Finish the other challenges each week
- Fill out the Team Tally sheet and return it with any money, pledges sheets and sold & unsold raffle tickets
Fundraising Prizes Your Team Can Win
We can never say thank you enough, but we can try with some great prizes!
Staycation Draw: If your team raises $100, you could win a Staycation Prize Package which includes a Green Gables Golf Club Prize Package (green fees with power cart & Green Gables Golf Club hats for 4-6 people), a $500 Confederation Court Mall Shopping Spree, and a $250 Canadian Tire Charlottetown Gift Card for all your outdoor summer needs .
For every extra $100 you raise, you’ll receive another ballot and you can double your ballots by raising money on-line. Visit www.bbbspei.ca to sign up today!
If your team raises:
$100 – you will receive: A Certificate & a Staycation Draw Ballot
$600 – you will receive: A Certificate, a BBBSPEI Beach Bag sponsored by Bell Aliant & 6 Staycation Draw Ballots
$1200 – your team will be a Matchmaker & you will receive – A Certificate, a BBBSPEI Picnic Basket & Bag sponsored by the Charlottetown & Summerside Canadian Tire stores & 12 Staycation Draw Ballots
Best Team Name – Coffee Break Prize Package: $50 Tim Hortons Gift Card
Event Survey Prize – Fill out our post event survey by April 6th and you could win a Coffee Break Prize Package: $50 Tim Hortons Gift Card
Best Team Photo – Coffee Break Prize Package: $50 Tim Hortons Gift Card
Top Fundraising Teams
First Prize – Mini Staycation Prize Package: One Night Stay for 2 at the Delta Prince Edward by Marriott Delta, $250 Confederation Court Mall Shopping Spree & $100 Esso Card
Second Prize – Fireflies Prize Package: $300 Canadian Tire Charlottetown Gift Card to buy a firepit & solar lights and $100 Sobeys Gift Card for your summer s’more supplies
Third Prize – Picnic Prize Package: $150 Canadian Tire Summerside & $100 Atlantic Superstore Montague for all your picnic supplies
Fourth Prize – Tourist in Your Backyard Package: $100 Gift Card sponsored by Aqua Bounty Canada & a $75 Gift Card sponsored by Ching Brothers to visit your favorite places this summer
Team Captain Draw
Register your team by February 14th and you could win a Flowers & Chocolate Prize Package: beautiful Rose Photo on an Outdoor Canvas from Home Hardware Charlottetown & a Ganong Chocolates Basket
Open to Win
First Prize – Sunday Afternoon Prize Package: Panini Maker, $100 Sobeys Gift Card and a selection of 5 Nimbus Book for the whole family!
Runner Up – Night at the Movies Prize Package including a Brackley Drive-In Carload Pass and a picnic bag filled with Pepsi products and treats sponsored by Beach Point Processing
First Team to Set Up Their Online Fundraising Page Prize
Coffee Break Prize Package: $50 Tim Hortons Gift Card
Challenge Prizes Your Team Can Win
Love Local Draw: If you team completes at least two thirds of the Challenges, you could win a Love Local Package including a $50 Butcher & Butcher Gift Card, a $50 Hearts and Flowers Gift Card, 3 Local Legends Apparel t-shirts, a bag of coffee from bar1911, a Deep Roots Distillery Prize Package and a $100 Esso Gift Card to visit favourite places on PEI this summer!
If your team:
completes 14 Challenges, you’ll receive 1 Love Local Draw Ballot
completes 21 Challenges, you’ll receive 2 Love Local Draw Ballots
completes 21 Challenges & 5 Bonus Tasks, you’ll receive 3 Love Local Draw ballots
Celebrate Summer in the Winter Signature Challenge
First Prize – Get Outside Prize Package: 2 Nights Camping at Ben’s Lake Nature Camping, 2 fishing rods, & $150 Canadian Tire Summerside Gift Card to buy camping gear
Second Prize – Night at the Movies Prize Package: Brackley Drive-In Carload Pass and a picnic bag filled with Pepsi products and treats from Summerside Atlantic Superstore
Third Prize – Coffee Break Prize Package: $50 Tim Hortons Gift Card
The Great Chili Signature Challenge
First Prize – $150 Canadian Tire Charlottetown & $150 Sobeys Gift Card to buy what you need to great your next culinary masterpiece
Second Prize: Night at the Movies Prize Package: Brackley Drive-In Carload Pass and a picnic bag filled with Pepsi Products and treats from West Royalty Superstore
Third Prize – Coffee Break Prize Package: $50 Tim Hortons Gift Card
Go Bowling Covid-style Signature Challenge
First Prize – Go Bowling IRL: use of the Private Room at The Alley, bowling for your team & munchie platters so you don’t get hungry!
Second Prize – Backyard Games Package: $300 Canadian Tire Summerside Gift Card to buy your sporting goods & spring gear from Campbell’s Concrete to keep you warm!
Third Prize – Night at the Movies Prize Package: Brackley Drive-In Carload Pass and a picnic bag filled with Pepsi Products and treats from Cornwall Your Independent Grocer
If you don’t like asking people for money, you can sell Raffle Tickets. We will provide them and sales count towards your team fundraising total. They cost $5 each or 3 for $10.
First Prize: Weber GENESIS ll E-315 Propane BBQ from Home Depot
Second Prize: $250 Confederation Court Mall Shopping Spree & $100 Esso Gift Card
Third Prize: $150 Sobeys Gift Card
If your team would like to sell Raffle Tickets, please call Lyndsay at 902-368-7765 or email her at Lyndsay.Charlton@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca
Other Fundraising Resources
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Campaign Hashtags: #TheBigLittleChallenge, #BBBSPEI, & #BiggerTogether
Don’t forget to tag us @BBBSPEI
Contact: Lyndsay at 902-368-7765 or email@example.com
PEI Bag Co.
Canadian Tire Charlottetown
Canadian Tire Summerside
City of Charlottetown
Confederation Court Mall
Green Gables Golf Club
H&R Block Summerside
Peake & McInnis
PEI Credit Unions
Prince Edward Aqua Farms
Township Chevrolet Buick GMC
Delta Hotels by Marriott Prince Edward
Aqua Bounty Canada
Atlantic Superstore Montague
Atlantic Superstore Summerside
Atlantic Superstore West Royalty
Beach Point Processing
Ben’s Lake Nature Camping
Brackley Drive-In Theatre
Butcher & Butcher
Cornwall Your Independent Grocer
Deep Roots Distillery
Hearts and Flowers
Home Hardware Charlottetown
Local Legends Apparel
West Prince Graphic