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October 2018

Interior Saving’s Day of Caring with Garden Gate

2018-10-02T17:39:14+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Day of Caring|

On September 19th an amazing team of volunteers from Interior Savings participated in a Day of Caring® at Garden Gate. Garden Gate has a 2.8 acre site which includes a green house, veggie garden, and kitchen/classroom. They focus on encouraging healthy eating and active living for people with mental health issues and addictions. On top of personal benefits, [...]

Rotary Club’s Day of Caring with A Way Home.

2019-05-02T23:20:15+00:00October 1st, 2018|Day of Caring|

Volunteers from the Downtown Rotary participated in a Day of Caring® last week. A handful of hard working volunteers helped install cubicles for the A Way Home team. A Way Home has come a long way from their humble beginnings in 2012, with one main focus, to end youth homelessness in Kamloops as well as set an example [...]

September 2018

Hotel 540’s Day of Caring®

2019-05-02T23:17:51+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Day of Caring|

  Last week an amazing group of volunteers from Hotel 540 spent their day at the Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association (KTRA), lending a hand and sprucing up the grounds. the KTRA is a registered, non-profit charitable organization that has been providing therapeutic riding since 1988. "KTRA is a place that has provided hundreds of children and adults with [...]

August 2018

RBC Gardening with JUMP

2018-08-29T19:46:08+00:00August 29th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Last week a fantastic group of volunteers from RBC weeded the JUMP garden on Clapperton Street. JUMP is a unique and completely volunteer driven organization made up of people with the lived experiences of homelessness, disability, addiction and physical and mental health challenges. They have served 1250 home cooked meals for 60,000 people. JUMP [...]

RBC’s Day of Caring at A Way Home Kamloops’ New Office

2018-08-29T16:19:33+00:00August 29th, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Last week we had the opportunity to work with some volunteers from RBC to clean and paint a new office space for A Way Home Kamloops. The volunteers painted the walls the “colour of youth homelessness” – a bright orange that is also the colour of A Way Home Kamloops’ logo. A Way Home [...]

Allnorth at the Boys and Girls Club

2018-09-11T16:52:42+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Volunteers from Allnorth had their first Day of Caring® last week. More that 15 volunteers cleaned up the Brocklehurst Neighbourhood Club and built a deck railing for the John Tod Centre. The Boys and Girls Club aims to provide safe, supportive places for children to experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and [...]

RBC’s Day of Caring with Family Tree Centre

2018-08-22T18:32:39+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Day of Caring, Kamloops|

Volunteers from RBC helped the Family Tree Centre paint their fences. Not only did five amazing volunteers give their time to paint the fence but RBC also donated a $1000 grant to the Kamloops Family Resource Society, RBC offered the foundation grant in honour of their volunteer time with the Family Tree Centre. The [...]