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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Volunteer Thank You Event

Our wonderful volunteers enjoyed a get together and rib feast at Seaside Centre on November 17.  About 75 people attended from Recycling, ReStore, and Construction volunteer teams as well as staff and Board members.  All shared an enjoyable afternoon of conversation and good food.  A huge thank you to the merchants who supported this event….

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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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Youth Can Help Habitat

Wondering what you, a teen with no cash but a lot of desire & energy, can do to help? Here are some valuable ways to make a big difference: Volunteer to do landscaping and painting trim for Habitat homes. Organize a local penny drive at your school, church, or clubs. Make up your own fundraiser…

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