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Annual General Meeting 2018

Posted by handmadehugs on February 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (3)

Yesterday we held our AGM.  I am please to introduce our new Board of Directors:

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

Director...

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And so the New Year begins . . .

Posted by handmadehugs on January 14, 2018 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)


2018

Posted by handmadehugs on January 14, 2018 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)


MORE WINTER WOOLLIES NEWS

Posted by handmadehugs on January 13, 2018 at 11:40 AM Comments 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...

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DECEMBER 2017

Posted by handmadehugs on January 13, 2018 at 11:30 AM Comments 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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NOV / DEC 2017

Posted by handmadehugs on January 13, 2018 at 11:25 AM Comments 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.

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NOVEMBER 2017

Posted by handmadehugs on January 13, 2018 at 11:10 AM Comments 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.



OCTOBER 2017

Posted by handmadehugs on November 25, 2017 at 6:40 PM Comments 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).



SEPTEMBER 2017

Posted by handmadehugs on November 25, 2017 at 6:05 PM Comments 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...

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MOVING DAY DONE!

Posted by handmadehugs on November 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM Comments 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!



 


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