Press Release: SHARE Update Regarding Accidental Moth Ball Distribution

SHARE Society
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...

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Tri-Cities ECD Committee Finalists

Tri-Cities ECD Committee
On behalf of the Tri-Cities ECD Committee, we are pleased to announce the following finalists for the 6th Annual Awards of Excellence: Leadership John Maddalozzo Barb Mancell Ashley Woollacott Group/Organization BC Christian Academy Kids Club Port Coquitlam Daycare Society SHARE – Mountain View Family Resource Program Individual/Group working with Children who have Special Needs Gayle McAllister Cindy O’Neill Leanne Twaddle Individual Susan Donald Sal Kiridena Donna Woroschuk Business BC Automobile Association Lon...

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Cash & Clothing Donated for Coquitlam Fire Victims

Cash & Clothing Donated for Coquitlam Fire Victims
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 ...

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Caring campaign nets $4,825 for SHARE

Caring Campaign 2015
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...

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Our Programs are Award-Winning!

Parent-Tot Award 2012
SHARE’s Parent & Tot Drop-In and related Early Childhood Development services have won a provincial “Distinguished Service Award” from the BC Association of Family Resource Programs!...

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New Club for Kids Who Donate to the Food Bank

Madelyne Bowman
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 ...

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