|Posted by handmadehugs on February 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM||comments (2)|
Yesterday we held our AGM. I am please to introduce our new Board of Directors:
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President -- Linda Kemp
Vice President -- SandiLea Gibson
Recording Secretary -- Fran Whitfield
Treasurer -- Tracy Clements
Past President -- Julie McClure
Executive Director -- Monique Lapointe
Director -- Ingrid Ball
Director -- Karen Brule
Director -- Karen Christensen
Director -- Helen Lainchbury
|Posted by handmadehugs on January 14, 2018 at 12:00 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted by handmadehugs on January 13, 2018 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
One of the stops for our Winter Woollies.
Congratulations DSAC! Great job!
from Cowichan Valley School District - SD 79.
December 19, 2017
Congratulations to our District Student Advisory Committee on filling more than 90 backpacks for homeless and youth in n...Read Full Post »
|Posted by handmadehugs on January 13, 2018 at 11:30 AM||comments (0)|
WINTER WOOLLIES RESULTS
Aaaaand the results are in . . . . our disbursement numbers for this year are down quite significantly from last year (which is really good!) but the numbers of needy children are up, also quite significantly (which is not good).
Our total disbursement on Dec 7th was
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|Posted by handmadehugs on January 13, 2018 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
The Mitten Miracle
For those of you who follow us on Facebook, you’ll know this story, but for those who don’t, here is our Christmas miracle, excerpted from our Fb post, December 7th, the day before Winter Woollies Distribution:
Sometimes in your life, you get the opportunity to glimpse a miracle first-hand. For me, today was one such time.Read Full Post »
|Posted by handmadehugs on January 13, 2018 at 11:10 AM||comments (0)|
An update, here's where we are as of Nov 18.
The temperature's risin' in our Clubhouse!
The goal is Nothin' But Red!
We've done so well so far, and the numbers change every day.
|Posted by handmadehugs on November 25, 2017 at 6:40 PM||comments (0)|
Our amazing volunteers keep a steady flow of finished inventory coming in and thankfully, with our new space, we have the room to keep it all organized.
The pictures below show the storage shelves just after we moved in (left) and the results of our labours so far this year (right).
|Posted by handmadehugs on November 25, 2017 at 6:05 PM||comments (0)|
September is a transition month where we move from the quiet of summer holidays to the increasingly busy time leading up to our busiest season and biggest event, WINTER WOLLIIES DISTRIBUTION. We have nine weeks to prepare and over those nine weeks, we’re going to both share our accomplishments and ask for your assistance. For day-to-day updates, please check in with our Facebook page. We'll post the headlines here and will have a rundown of all the events in December. We're...Read Full Post »
|Posted by handmadehugs on November 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM||comments (0)|
We're done! We're done! WE'RE DONE!
With a lot of help, we were moved in less than two hours! There's the unpacking to do but that's for another day!
Thank you one and all for an amazing day!