We believe in the value and values of mentoring.”


Recognition Sherbrooke Rotary Club

At the annual general meeting of the Grands Frères Grandes Sœurs de l'Estrie held on June 10 at Le Siboire Microbrewery, Nathalie Ouellette gave an emeritus plate Sherbrooke Rotary Club to highlight the contribution of this valuable and loyal partner for already 5 years in the ins-school mentoring program. Chantal Bolduc, member of the Donations Committee accept this honor on behalf of the Rotary Club.




Award winner for One for youth
of the National Bank

The official presentation of the Prize One for youth of the National Bank for our In-School Mentoring program was held February 6, 2015 at the office of GFGSE.

Isabelle Allie (left in photo), director of the King / Jacques Cartier branch, presents the sum of $ 10,000 to the Director of GFGSE, Nathalie Ouellette, on behalf of children who will benefit from a mentor through this outstanding contribution.

Thank you to the National Bank!

NAtional bank


Children's Foundation - President's Choice

A larger number of children, aged between 8 and 12 years old can participate in group mentoring programs offered this fall by Grands Frères Grandes Sœurs de l'Estrie, named Go Girls! and Game on! through the gift of $ 3,000 from the Foundation for Children - President's Choice. Sonia Inkel, Assistant Director of Provigo Le Marché, corner Jacques Cartier and King (left in photo) gives this precious gift to Nathalie Ouellette, Executive Director of the Grands Frères Grandes Sœurs de l'Estrie

Thank you for this outstanding contribution to the wellness of children!

Fondation Le Choix du Président (Sonia Inkel)

(june 2014)

Comptoir familial of Sherbrooke

The Comptoir familial of Sherbrooke is an institution for over 50 years. It not only helps people in need to purchase items at very low cost but redistributes surplus in the community. Grands Frères Grandes Sœurs de l'Estrie is privileged to receive this year the sum of $ 1,000 that will allow more children to benefit from the positive and reassuring presence of a Big Brother or Big Sister.

Comptoir familial de Sherbrooke

Conference on perseverance and self-confidence

As part of the Hooked on school days, which took place from 10 to 14 February 2014, Grands Frères Grandes Sœurs de l'Estrie pride in associating with Christian Vachon to offer students the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and secondary 5 at DuPhare school a conference on perseverance and self-confidence. This conference was held on 11 February. Christian wishes, sharing his experience, the young realize they have control over their success, they can overcome all the trials started on their road with perseverance among others.

Photo Christian Vachon (fév.14)


Optimist Club Magog-Orford

The Optimist Club Magog-Orford was most generous in offering Grands Frères Grandes Sœurs de l'Estrie games from a precious gift of their members. These games will be very useful for our in-school mentoring program.

Club Optomiste Magog-Orford (don jouets)(mars 14)



We would like to thank once again this year, Provigo which provides financial support us in our in-school mentoring program.

photo remise de chèque


NSE Automatech

Thanks to the generosity of employees and members of management of NSE Automatech, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Townships received an exceptional donation of $ 5,000. Patrick Demers (right), Secretary to the Board of GFGSE and Director of Human Resources at NSE Automatech, shared that beautiful moment with Alain Coupal, CFO of the company. A big thank you to you all!

photo NSE Automatech


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What we do today can make a difference tomorrow !

You are a man over the age of 18 ? Want to share your life expérience with a young man ? Your presence ca make a difference. Learn about the Big Brothers Mentoring.

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Why not Start Something

Are you woman and over 18? Would you like to spend time with a girl or young woman who is looking for a friend? Start something today and enroll in our Big Sisters program. Spend a few hours a week with your new Little Sister having fun, chatting, doing crafts and hobbies. Just hanging out.

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School's Cool Again!

Join a young person in their school and spend one hour a week making them smile. Shoot some hoops. Read a book. Do some art. Kick a ball around. It really doesn't matter what you do. It's that you do it together.

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A healthy mind in a healthy body!

You are a woman over the age of 18 ? You have an interest in physical activity, healthy eating and well-being? Learn about the program Go Girls!

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 Eat smart, play smart, live smart !

You are a man over 18 years old ? You have interest in healthy living, healthy eating and exercise? Ask about the program Game on!

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