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Adopt-a-School: There is a dire need for people to be helped

Adopt-a-School: There is a dire need for people to be helped

Raymond Louie may have risen from the mailroom to the boardroom in the last 30 years — dumping his overalls for a suit and tie — but he has kept...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Nanaimo-Ladysmith alternative education program gets a helping hand

Adopt-A-School: Nanaimo-Ladysmith alternative education program gets a helping hand

Entrepreneur Barj Dhahan has a long history of helping students Vancouver businessman Barj Dhahan was moved when he recently read a Nanaimo principal’s comment that he regarded every child in...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Donations support Indigenous learning at Vancouver school

Adopt-A-School: Donations support Indigenous learning at Vancouver school

To be a non-Aboriginal principal of Vancouver’s only Indigenous-focus school — χpey̓ Elementary on Hastings Street near Victoria — Rose McKenzie is having to delve deep into her almost four...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Surrey’s Wraparound program changes lives

Adopt-A-School: Surrey’s Wraparound program changes lives

“If it wasn’t for (Safe Schools) I feel like I’d still be getting into trouble. They have helped me calm down. I was getting into too many fights.” — An...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Thank you for the support and happy holidays

Adopt-A-School: Thank you for the support and happy holidays

Christmas Eve is the most sentimental day of the year and the one that carries the most emotional freight. For months TV and radio have been consumed with convincing us...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Small corner of closed Nanaimo school is thriving, but students need a hand

Adopt-A-School: Small corner of closed Nanaimo school is thriving, but students need a hand

NANAIMO — Google Woodlands Secondary School and the search engine will come up with the message ‘ Permanently closed’ which is only partially correct. Most of this old, worn out,...

2019/2020

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Tupper Community: Cooking and Nutrition

Tupper Community: Cooking and Nutrition

Tupper Community Schools has asked for $6,000 from the Vancouver Sun Children’s Fund Adopt-a-School program to expand their popular Cooking and Nutrition Program, which often has a waitlist. Project background:...

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Canyon-Lister Elementary: Breakfast, lunch, winter clothing

Canyon-Lister Elementary: Breakfast, lunch, winter clothing

Help this Kootenay school raise money to feed and clothe children in need....

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RC Palmer: The Palmer Lunchbox

RC Palmer: The Palmer Lunchbox

The purpose of Palmer’s Lunchbox is to provide cost-free healthy lunches for financially vulnerable Palmer students who may not be able to consistently provide themselves with their own lunch. Our...

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