IMAGINE 2016 Kick Off Party a Great Success

Imagine 2016 Save the Date
IMAGINE 2016…a fundraiser for OUR community! Last night, SHARE kicked off the month leading up to IMAGINE 2016 in style at STAKE Restaurant at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver!  Local chef Wayne Harris of Cactus Club gave a live cooking demonstration to the delight of those in attendance.  Along with his Sous Chef, Sylvia Ceacero, CEO of SHARE and Junior Chef Galen, they created three courses, all from the contents of the SHARE Food Bank Hamper. These culinary creations included Fried Rice, Pork and Beans Shepard’s Pie and Layered Fruit Parfait! SHARE Family & ...

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Empty Stocking Fund: Coquitlam tween Marissa McKinnon already a leader in the joy of sharing and giving

Empty Stocking Fund
Another year older, another year wiser — or in the case of 11-year-old Marissa McKinnon, another year of spreading holiday cheer. The Coquitlam tween turned 11 in November and instead of accepting toys, she put food and gift cards on her wish list. But she wasn’t collecting the items for herself — Marissa and her mom Jennifer McKinnon are sponsoring another family through local organization SHARE Family and Community Services Society, a recipient of funds through the Province’s Empty Stocking Fund. The pair have signed up to sponsor another family — a ...

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Sylvia Ceacero Appointed New CEO of SHARE Family and Community Services

Sylvia Ceacero
Coquitlam, BC-SHARE Family and Community Services (SHARE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Sylvia Ceacero to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective January 4, 2016.  Sylvia succeeds Mr. Martin Wyant, who served in the role for 5 years. “After a deliberate, thorough selection process, the Board of Directors is very happy that Sylvia will lead SHARE through its next phase of growth and development,” said Ed Yee, Chair of the Board of Directors.  “Sylvia is a progressive leader, and she has a focus on working with employees and key external ...

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SHARE Gift Wrap and Christmas Tree Volunteer Opportunities 2015

Gift Wrapping
With all the upcoming seasonal events, it is an exciting time to get involved in the community! SHARE Family & Community Services has many fun volunteer opportunities throughout the holiday season.  If you enjoy volunteering and working with the public then please consider volunteering with SHARE. We are currently recruiting for our annual Gift Wrap and Christmas Tree at Coquitlam Centre: Gift Wrap, SHARE Christmas Tree will open December 4th and run until December 24th! Gift Wrap and the SHARE Christmas Tree will be open during mall hours; with over 800 shifts to ...

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Annual Christmas Toy Program Press Release

Christmas Programs
Coquitlam BC, November 9, 2015 –SHARE’s Food Bank is preparing for our Annual Christmas Toy Program. We provide toys to residents of the Tri-Cities to assist families over Christmas. Parents or guardians of children 17 & under may apply to receive toys this Christmas but must register. You may be asked to provide legal documents indicating you have custody if you are not the parent. To qualify for the SHARE Family Services Toy Program you will be required to provide documentation to support that your household income is at or below the Low Income standard. ...

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Christmas Toy and Food Hamper Program Press Release

Toy Drive
Coquitlam BC, November 9, 2015 – It’s the season of giving and SHARE’s Food Bank is preparing for our Christmas Toy and Food Hamper Program. People depend on our services. Last year we were able to serve 1631 households and 4536 people in Tri-Cities. We need your help to make sure we have enough food and toys to give out. We are currently accepting donations in the following ways: You can donate food directly to SHARE’s Food Bank at 2615 Clarke Street in Port Moody (in the back of the building) At any local grocery store in the Tri-Cities. If you wish to ...

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Easy Access to Programs for Families with Young Children through the New Tri-Cities Early Years Centre

Early Years Centre
“Every door is an open door” For Immediate Release – October 21, 2015. Tri-Cities – Free drop-in programs for families of young children are now closer to home than ever. Through the new Tri-Cities BC Early Years Centre, now open at 20 sites, parents, guardians, and children can take part in fun, play-based learning activities while enjoying social time with neighbours, connecting with a community rich in diverse cultures and backgrounds, and accessing information and referrals to other early childhood programs and supportive family services. Supported by the ...

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Press Release: Launching Easy Access to Programs for Families with Young Children

Tri-Cities Early Years Centre
Through the New Tri-Cities Early Years Centre “Every door is an open door” For Immediate Release Tri-Cities, October 15, 2015: SHARE Community & Family Services, in concert with community partners, is launching on Wednesday, October 21st at 1pm an innovative initiative to deliver free services, programs, and information to parents of young children through the new Tri-Cities Early Years Centre. The early years, a period of time from before birth to age six, is a critical foundation for all future learning, behaviour, health and well-being. Many programs ...

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Press Release: Community Volunteer Services for Seniors and SHARE

Community Volunteer Services for Seniors and SHARE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coquitlam July 22th, 2015   Due to funding challenges, Community Volunteer Services for Seniors (CVSS) has struggled in recent years to deliver the Friendly Visiting and Grocery Shopping programs.  We would like to announce, that as of August 31, 2015, SHARE Family and Community Services Society, through its Better at Home program, will now be taking on these services. This agency change means that the services delivered by the Friendly Visiting and Grocery Shopping programs will continue on with SHARE. Representatives from CVSS and SHARE ...

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Help Change Someone’s Life

Help Change Someone's Life
SHARE Family & Community Services is looking to add a few key volunteers to our Board of Directors! Do you have board experience and a desire to make a difference in your community? This might be the opportunity you are looking for! Read on for all the details...

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