Tag: holiday

  • Seniors Need Santa Too: Stocking Stuffers for Seniors Donation Drive Helps

    Seniors Need Santa Too: Stocking Stuffers for Seniors Donation Drive Helps

    We often hear that Christmas is for the kids, however for the estimated 1.4 million seniors in Canada who report feelings of isolation and loneliness,[1] a kind gesture from an anonymous Santa during the holidays could be life changing. Senior isolation is a growing epidemic in Canada. Studies show the effects of isolation and loneliness […]

  • Merchant Shoutout: Community Thrift Store

    Merchant Shoutout: Community Thrift Store

    For Donna Chubb, the Manager of Community Thrift Store, it has always been in her nature to give back. She credits her giving nature to her parents who were passionate about community. Through a combination of passion for volunteering and¬†experience in retail management, Donna and the staff are responsible for the success and growth of […]

  • My Experience with the Surrey Food Bank

    My Experience with the Surrey Food Bank

    Two years ago, I found myself facing a new challenge. I was applying to Simon Fraser University‚Äôs Business program; to say that it was competitive to receive admission would have been an understatement. One thing I realized was that I was lacking extra curricular activities. I have never been much of an athlete, so the […]