Big Brothers Big Sisters Fundraiser Contest


How it works:

1) Make something!  Any type of creative project will qualify - quilt, apparel, home decor, upholstery - make it pretty, make it useful, make it creative!

2) Make a donation to the Big Brothers Big Sisters through our website (tap/click Donate Now below). 

3) Use the order number from your donation purchase to enter below - you'll need a clear picture of your project, a valid email address, and your donation purchase number.  We can only accept one project submission per person.  You can submit your project May 1- June 30, 2021.

4) Voting opens on July 5th - one vote per person - and ends July 11th.  We will be contacting the winner on July 12th, so check your email!

We will match all donations dollar for dollar!
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Grand Prize - $2500 Gift Card


Deadline for project submission is June 30th, 2021.  Read full rules and details below - click the header to read the information.  A minimum donation of $5 is required to enter the contest.

Big Brothers Big Sisters provides life-changing mentoring programs to children and youth in Guelph and Waterloo Region.  Our children are matched with a screened and trained adult volunteer mentor who provides support and guidance. Mentoring programs are offered in both one-to-one and group settings, in local schools and throughout the community.  Thanks to the generosity of donors, supporters, and community partners, we are empowering local youth to reach their full potential!

Contest Rules & Conditions

 Please Read Before Submitting Your Project - click on a heading to view or hide full text.

Contest Entry

To enter the Len's Mill Stores Contest, purchase a donation from our online store - you will receive a PDF with contest entry instructions and links in your email.  Please fill out the contest entry form accurately and completely. Missing information may lead to disqualification from the contest.

There is a limit of one entry per person. The Contest is open to all Canadian residents of any age. The same project may not be submitted more than once to multiple contests. Missing information upon contest entry may result in disqualification from the contest.

The "Big Brothers Big Sisters Fundraiser Contest" submissions must be made by May 31st, 2021 *extended to June 30th* at 11:59pm EST.

Len's Mill Stores will post all accepted submissions to our website.  At the end of the contest, the results are tallied and the project with the most votes will be declared the winner.  Only one vote per device is allowed during the voting period.  Multiple votes from the same device will be taken out of voting consideration.

The "Big Brothers Big Sisters Fundraiser Contest" voting will be open to the public from midday July 5th until July 11th, 2021 at 11:59pm EST.  The winner will be contacted via email on July 12th, 2021 after votes have been tallied.

Employees of Len's Mill Stores are not eligible to enter any Len's Mill Store contest.


Grand Prize for Contest winner is a $2500 Len's Mill Stores Gift Card - winner may select to have all or some of the amount available for online purchases. Prize shall be accepted as is and may not be exchanged or refunded for an amount of money, sold or transferred.

The winner is notified via email to verify their information. If the information is accurate, an announcement of the winning project will be made on Len's Mill Stores website and Facebook page. By submitting a photo to this contest, you consent to it being used for any purpose Len's Mill Stores sees fit.

Photo ID is required to claim the prize. If the selected winner cannot meet these requirements, or declines the prize, the prize shall be awarded to the entry with the second-highest amount of votes. At any time, the prize may be forfeited and Len's Mill Stores has the right, at it's sole discretion, to select another winner.

The winner is required to pick up the prize at the Len's Mill Store location of choice. The prize must be picked up within 30 days or it shall be forfeited and Len's Mill Store has the right, at its sole discretion to select another winner.

Refusal to accept the prize releases Len's Mill Stores from any obligation to the winner.

If the contestant makes any false statement, he/she will be automatically disqualified.

By accepting the prize, the contestant declares their eligibility as stipulated in these rules; and releases Len's Mill Store and their directors, officers and employees from all liability for any damage of loss arising from the participation in the contest or from awarding, acceptance, or use of the prize.