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Kids on Salt Spring Island not immune to poverty and hunger

Kids on Salt Spring Island not immune to poverty and hunger

A small notice taped to the counter near the checkout in Mouat’s hardware store in Ganges showed Gulf Island schools are no more immune to the evils of childhood hunger...

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Young parents get a helping hand; Adopt-A-School program helps ease stress of holiday season

Young parents get a helping hand; Adopt-A-School program helps ease stress of holiday season

Baby Kellan didn’t wait for Christmas for a present, he just dipped a hand into one of the many London Drug gift bags sitting on a table in Coquitlam’s Alternate...

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Helping with attendance a step toward graduation

Helping with attendance a step toward graduation

Joe Leibovitch has run schools in Toronto, but never had anything like Surrey’s Attendance Matters to help him deal with the professional agony of seeing a child’s future being decided...

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Students raise $11,400 for hungry children selling cupcakes

Students raise $11,400 for hungry children selling cupcakes

The mothers of Jessica Atkinson and Anna Julia Rogo must have thought they had seen the last of the cupcakes after their eight-yearolds sold 55 home-baked ones to raise money...

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Surrey’s Wrap Around team supports teens

Surrey’s Wrap Around team supports teens

In Surrey’s highways and byways they are known as the Wrap Around Team – 15 school liaison staff and their RCMP associates who help juveniles rated at extreme risk for...

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Some kids go hungry when school closes; Many students don’t get services they need when the holidays arrive Vancouver Sun

Some kids go hungry when school closes; Many students don’t get services they need when the holidays arrive Vancouver Sun

When Sarah McKay and other members of the Surrey school district’s Wraparound Team contemplate the Christmas holiday, it’s with dread, not joy. The team cares for 80 of the most...

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Maple Ridge Secondary School

Maple Ridge Secondary School

Help raise funds to provide a much-needed hot breakfast two days a week at Maple Ridge Secondary School, clothing and bus tickets for those in need; and emergency food for...

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Mount Pleasant Elementary School | Vancouver

Mount Pleasant Elementary School | Vancouver

For some families at Mount Pleasant Elementary School, weekends, with no school meal programs, are especially hungry times. Help us to change that....

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CABE Secondary School | Coquitlam

CABE Secondary School | Coquitlam

CABE, which stands for Coquitlam Alternate Basic Education is a 200-student public secondary school servicing the Tri-Cities, designed for students experiencing social and behavioural issues, and its student body includes...

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