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BIG Hearts Holiday Silent Auction Raises Over $24,000 for Families in Need

Monday, 15 January 2024

Billyard Insurance Group is delighted to announce the outstanding success of its annual holiday silent auction, which raised an impressive $24,314 for its charity, BIG Hearts. This achievement is a testament to the unwavering generosity of the company's esteemed partners and its dedicated employees' enthusiastic participation.

The holiday season is a time for giving and coming together, and Billyard Insurance Group has once again demonstrated its commitment to positively impacting the community. The funds raised through the silent auction were donated to charities such as Holiday Hamper, Crossroads for Women, and Community Care, among many others, to sponsor families in need during the holidays. In total, 31 families in 13 communities across Canada received clothing and food assistance, ensuring they could enjoy the holidays with their loved ones. 

This year’s auction showcased the collective efforts of the BIG family and its extensive network. Various prizes, generously donated by BIG employees and partners, included sporting event tickets, vacation packages, lifestyle merchandise, branded apparel, and many other sought-after items, creating a diverse and exciting offering for participants.

"I want to express my deepest gratitude to everyone who donated prizes, placed a bid, and supported this cause,” said Cindy Billyard, Executive Director of BIG Hearts. “Your acts of kindness will contribute to making a real and tangible difference in the lives of those facing challenges. Together, we are not just providing resources; we are offering hope and joy to families during what should be a season of celebration and warmth."

BIG Hearts closed out 2023 with an impressive fundraising total of over $95,000. The charity continues to embody the spirit of compassion and community, and this successful holiday auction reinforces its dedication to positively impacting the lives of those less fortunate. To learn more about, partner with, or donate to BIG Hearts, please visit

By: Devon Gribble