On Wednesday, April 29th, we learned that individually-packaged mothballs were mistakenly placed in candy bags that are assembled by SHARE Food Bank volunteers. After speaking with representatives from Fraser Health and Poison Control, we focused our efforts on contacting food bank clients who may have received moth balls, to advise them as to how to safely dispose of the items...
On behalf of the Tri-Cities ECD Committee, we are pleased to announce the following finalists for the 6th Annual Awards of Excellence:
BC Christian Academy Kids Club
Port Coquitlam Daycare Society
SHARE – Mountain View Family Resource Program
Individual/Group working with Children who have Special Needs
BC Automobile Association
by Gary McKenna - The Tri-City News
A large number of donations came in over the weekend at a clothing drive for victims of last week's fire in Coquitlam.
Coquitlam Centre and Share Family and Community Services partnered for the event, which was held at the shopping mall last weekend.
Deborah Stetz, Coquitlam Centre's marketing director, said 800 large garbage bags worth of donations were dropped off on Saturday. On Sunday, four times that amount was dropped off and more than $1,200 in cash was raised over the weekend.
"It was awesome," she said. "It was ...
Jeremy Deutsch / Tri-Cities Now January 27, 2015 Once again, Tri-Cities residents proved to be a very giving bunch during the holiday season. Last year’s Caring for Tri-Cities Kids campaign raised a total of $4,825 in donations for the SHARE Family & Community Services Society. The Caring for Tri-Cities Kids campaign (formerly known as Pennies for Presents), started out last year raising toys for the organization, but when SHARE put out an urgent call for money and food donations, the focus changed to the food bank...
by Diane Strandberg - The Tri-City News
posted Aug 15, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Children are among the biggest contributors to the food bank and Share Family and Community Services plans to recognize that fact with a new club to highlight their efforts.
While SHARE has long appreciated the donations kids make with proceeds from crafts, bake sales, lemonade stands and other initiatives, the Share Bear Kids Club will provide more formal recognition of their efforts.
“Whatever the campaign, what they all have in common is the spirit of giving,” says Kate ...