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Adopt-a-School: Tupper Secondary art sale benefits children in need

Adopt-a-School: Tupper Secondary art sale benefits children in need

More than 1,000 sumptuous pieces of art — photographic prints laminated on vinyl and mounted on boards ready to hang — will be on sale this weekend at Sir Charles...

2019/2020

Adopt-a-School: Refugees tell their stories

Adopt-a-School: Refugees tell their stories

Adopt-A-School: Booklet helps refugee students in Surrey The program is operated from the school district’s English Language Learning centre on King George Boulevard, and the Vancouver Sun’s Adopt-A-School program is...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Renu Bakshi picks up tab for needy kids in Nanaimo

Adopt-A-School: Renu Bakshi picks up tab for needy kids in Nanaimo

NANAIMO — Before she started her own Vancouver media company, Renu Bakshi was a CTV reporter, so it’s no wonder that when she decided to help impoverished children here at...

2019/2020

Adopt-A-School: Vancouver dentist helps take bite out of hunger for city children

Adopt-A-School: Vancouver dentist helps take bite out of hunger for city children

The Backpack Buddies program out of Lord Selkirk elementary feeds as many as 65 families each weekend out of a school of 745 students. From the large windows in her...

2019/2020

Adopt-a-School: Brechin Elementary in Nanaimo needs help supporting students with basic needs

Adopt-a-School: Brechin Elementary in Nanaimo needs help supporting students with basic needs

Adopt-A-School: Inner-city school in Nanaimo needs help supporting students with basic needs Privation is the reason a recent University of B.C. study found 55 per cent of kindergarten kids in...

2019/2020

Adopt-a-School: Holly Elementary Emergency Fund

Adopt-a-School: Holly Elementary Emergency Fund

It would be an exaggeration to say Shauna Milne and her two sons are living in Surrey. Existing would be nearer the truth. Sitting in the principal’s office of Holly...

2019/2020

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Graham Bruce Elementary School: Breakfast Program

Graham Bruce Elementary School: Breakfast Program

Graham Bruce Elementary School in Vancouver services a diverse population of students, many from low-income families that cannot afford to provide the nutritional breakfasts that children need to get the...

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Vancouver Technical Secondary School: Breakfast Club

Vancouver Technical Secondary School: Breakfast Club

The breakfast program at Vancouver Technical Secondary School provides a free, no/low barrier, healthy breakfast for hungry students. The project began after students and staff learned that 25% of the...

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Learning Alternatives/Vast Centre: Breakfast and warm clothing needed

Learning Alternatives/Vast Centre: Breakfast and warm clothing needed

This project would allow us to feed our students with a small breakfast each morning that they enter our building. Since the majority of our students and their families are...

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