Categorized Fundraising

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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The Great Canadian Giving Challenge Ends, but the Giving Continues

On July 1, 2017, people across the country celebrated Canada’s 150th birthday. This day also marked the end of the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, and with that, the announcing of the Challenge’s winner. The nationwide contest gave registered Canadian charities the chance to win a $10,000 donation – one of those charities being SOURCES, and more specifically, our Volunteer Wheels Program. Read More…

When Giving Back isn’t a Challenge: help Volunteer Wheels win $10,000

For most of us, getting to and from medical appointments is not an issue: we drive ourselves, arrange for a friend or family member to take us, take public transit, hire a taxi or walk. However, these options are often not that simple for seniors. To address this, Sources Community Resources Society (SOURCES) launched its Volunteer Wheels Program in 2009. Carried out by volunteers, White Rock/South Surrey seniors have an affordable, accessible and reliable means to get to their healthcare appointments – anywhere in the Lower Mainland.

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Shop with a Social Purpose: New Partners support White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank

“The Rotary Save-On-Foods gift card program was introduced in June of 2016 to raise funds for our local Food Bank. As a result of the incredible support of our community, more than $64,000 has been raised for the purchase of nutritious food for people in need. We are committed to continue this program with the generous support of Save-On-Foods and our new Food Bank Partners,” said John Block, founder of The Block Charitable Foundation.

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Coldest Night of the Year 2017

Our favourite winter walkathon returned to the White Rock waterfront on February 25, 2017 and it was our most successful Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser yet!

Over $85,400 was fundraised for Sources Community Resource Centres’ Homelessness Prevention Services and Rent Bank, exceeding way beyond our $70,000 goal. This was Sources’ fourth year hosting the White Rock walk.

Thank you to all 42 teams and 300+ walkers, volunteers, sponsors, staff and donors for your fantastic support! Because of you, we can help more people in our community stay safe, warm and housed. Read More…