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Need for food and clothing for schoolkids greater than ever

Need for food and clothing for schoolkids greater than ever

The Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School program has sent $1.4 million to 161 schools this year to help feed and clothe children. The Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School program has sent $1.4 million to...

2021/2022

For Surrey principal, school breakfast program is personal

For Surrey principal, school breakfast program is personal

Linda Chau, principal of Surrey’s Mary Jane Shannon Elementary, was two years old in 1980 when her family — boat people who had fled Vietnam — were admitted to Canada...

2021/2022

Project CHEF transfers its resources to Adopt-a-School

Project CHEF transfers its resources to Adopt-a-School

The funds were transferred with the stipulation the amount not be disclosed. But it was a substantial donation.   It was the most successful culinary program ever offered in the...

2021/2022

Pandemic job losses at home sending kids to school hungry

Pandemic job losses at home sending kids to school hungry

For the past few years, a make-shift ensemble of parent volunteers, the Salvation Army and the local food bank have been trying to address hunger among some of the children...

2021/2022

Removing stigma key to feeding starving kids

Removing stigma key to feeding starving kids

HAGENSBORG — There are three exits to the outside world from this community in the Bella Coola Valley: ferry, light aircraft, or a five-hour trip along an occasionally paved logging...

2021/2022

Surrey WRAP program looks out for at-risk kids

Surrey WRAP program looks out for at-risk kids

The program is seeking $10,000 from The Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School campaign as WRAP doesn’t have discretionary funds to help with emergencies. On Dec. 1, Jon Ross’ plate was full: a...

2021/2022

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2022 Adopt-a-School

2022 Adopt-a-School

The Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund has been running our Adopt-a-School campaign for more than a decade now. Since our first Adopt-a-School campaign ran in 2011 we have disbursed more than $9 million to schools and community organizations in British Columbia....

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Literacy Program at Queen Alexandra Elementary

Literacy Program at Queen Alexandra Elementary

David MacKinlay’s relationship with Queen Alexandra Elementary began through his commitment to the school’s “Fill the Gaps” program, for which he delivered bi-weekly dinner packs containing meals for 30 families....

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