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Sources focuses fundraising on children’s literacy program this June

Imagine a young child reaching up to open the mailbox – their eyes widening with excitement upon seeing a package shaped like a book – then carefully reading their name on the label – it is addressed to that child! The child opens the packaging, runs to their caregiver, crawls onto their lap and opens their new and exotic book. Imagine them snuggled together, reading the story. This is a magical moment for many children – a magical moment with help from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Read More…

Christmas Lunch at Women’s Place

On a sunny December afternoon, nearly 45 women came together at Sources Women’s Place to enjoy the highly anticipated annual Christmas Lunch. Volunteers dished up turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables and buttered bread for every person in line – and of course, gravy and cranberry sauce to top it all off.

The meal was generously cooked by Morgan Creek Golf Course, who have been supplying the Annual Christmas Lunch for 10 years!

With full bellies and happy hearts, the women chatted with their friends over dessert. The energy level turned up a notch when staff circled from room to room singing Christmas carols. Many of the women joined in, clapping and singing, as classics such as Jingle Bells, Frosty the Snowman and Feliz Navidad were sung.

The tasty food, dear company and harmonious holiday tunes made for a merry afternoon. As one attendee said to a staff member that day:

“This is my home. Not my house – my home.”

Through our resources, programs and support, Sources Women’s Place aims to improve the lives of women and their families. Our staff wish our community a safe, warm and happy holiday season.

Learn more about Women’s Place here.

Celebrating Selfless Service: Volunteer Appreciation BBQ 2017

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give,” Winston Churchill once said. The latter part accurately describes the dedication and care that SOURCES Volunteers put into their service.

To honour the contributions of our volunteers, SOURCES held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Barbeque at Campbell Valley Regional Park on August 17, 2017. With roughly 100 Volunteers and Volunteer Supporters in attendance, the event celebrated charity, selflessness and service. Read More…

When Life Gives You Lemons

The Young Entrepreneur (YE) Learning Labs’ lemonade is the perfect way to quench your thirst and support SOURCES this summer. On July 14th, 2017, YE Learning Labs hosted their Lemonade Stand Challenge in front of South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre. In small teams, the kids entered a fun and friendly competition to see which group could demonstrate the finest entrepreneurship skills. On top of excellent customer service, all proceeds went towards SOURCES’ programming. And guess what? They raised over 300 DOLLARS. Bravo, Young Entrepreneurs!

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