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Peninsula youth group receives financial boost

By on February 6, 2015

A Peninsula youth group received a financial boost that will see them move closer to opening up a safe and inclusive space in the community. The South Surrey/White Rock Youth Collective received $1,000 from the Aviva Community Fund competition in

Party of a lifetime for South Surrey girl

By on February 6, 2015

Tracy Holmes – Peace Arch News posted Jan 14, 2015 at 4:00 PM A plan to give an eight-year-old South Surrey girl the birthday party of a lifetime evolved intosomething much bigger Friday, when Ellaray Lewis was treated to an entire day of pampering

Campaign seeks to fill bookshelves for Christmas

By on December 15, 2014

by Matthew Hoekstra – Richmond Review Hundreds of low-income families come each year—each taking a turn to browse a room meant to put smiles on the faces of local children this Christmas. The toy room of the Richmond Christmas Fund

KidSport: Helping young athletes get into the game

By on December 12, 2014

Each year across the province, thousands of young would-be athletes are forced to stay on the sidelines because their families are not able to pay the  registration fees associated with organized sports, KidSport BC – and it’s local Surrey-White Rock

Coat drive is a family tradition

By on November 13, 2014

by  Mario Bartel – New Westminster News Leader Doling out warm winter coats to people who need them in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is a holiday tradition for Roni-Lyn Sanders. It’s also a family tradition. Sanders’ father Gordie started the first

Bringing a kiss of beauty to hospice patients

By on November 13, 2014

By Mario Bartel – Burnaby NewsLeader Freshly-washed hair, a finely-polished manicure, the soothing touch of therapeutic massage can brighten a person’s gloomiest day. Imagine what a little pampering can mean for someone whose days are running out? That’s the motivation