Volunteering on the Coast

Hardly a week goes by when we are not supposed to be marking or observing or celebrating something. Most of us probably missed Talk Like Shakespeare Day on April 23, and you might not be particularly interested in Hairball Awareness Day on April 28. But there is one commemoration going on right now that you…

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It’s National Volunteer Week Next Week

“Not everything that counts can be counted. And not everything that can be counted, counts.” — Albert Einstein Volunteering is about giving, contributing and helping other individuals and the community. Volunteering means working with others to make a meaningful contribution to a better community. The value of volunteering cannot only be measured using monetary metrics…

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Women’s Work Day

It took less than three hours for 18 women directed by two supervisors to completely install the insulation in both sides of a two-story duplex in Habitat’s Sunshine Coast Village on Tuesday.  The women came from Gibsons, Wilson Creek, Sechelt and  Pender Harbour. Some had experience, but many had no idea what they had volunteered…

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Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast Launches Development of 14 Affordable Homes

Introducing “Sunshine Coast Village”, a new community of affordable housing for low income families, currently being developed by Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast volunteers and partners. Sunshine Coast Village is an exciting project, and a considerable step up from the construction of individual homes or a single duplex). The project represents a significant dent in…

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RBC Foundation Donates $15,000 to HFHSC

Gibsons BC – Thursday May 6, 2010 The RBC Foundation supports initiatives that empower organizations to make a difference and support others. Funding and donations are intended to create social and economic opportunities that strengthen health and well-being in communities where they do business. In the photo L-R, Gibsons Branch Manager Sarah Bonkoff, HFHSC Deborah…

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