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Text-to-donate coffee campaign benefits Gateway of Hope.

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Sip a comforting cup of a coffee and help Langley’s homeless at the same time.

The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope has come up with an innovate ‘text to donate’ campaign for the month of February with the help of Envision Financial and the local Langley Wired Monk Coffee Bistros.

Together they have created a coffee sleeve campaign that directly benefits the Gateway of Hope homeless shelter.

Three Wired Monk locations in Langley — Walnut Grove, Murrayville and Willoughby — will be using [...]

The Caring Place needs your help.

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Donations are down by over $50,000.00 this year for The Salvation Army in Maple Ridge. The annual kettle campaign, as well as the annual mail-out campaign, both fell over $10,000.00 short; leaving The Salvation Army to take a closer look at their 2015/16 program plans. The Salvation Army in Ridge Meadows’ community funded programs provide meals to people who are hungry (including 175 school children daily), basic needs for vulnerable moms and babies, street ministry on Friday evenings, emergency disaster [...]

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A Recipe for Recovery.

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Once addicted to drugs, Susan Small now uses her passion for cooking to inspire others.

“If you had met me just four years ago, you would have taken one look at me and crossed the street,” says Susan.  At that time, Susan was addicted to painkillers and alcohol, and was facing time in prison.

“I was physically and mentally destroyed. I thought life could not possibility get any worse—and yet it did,” she says. “I hit bottoms I never thought I’d come [...]

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New board members in Vancouver.

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The Greater Vancouver Advisory Board recently welcomed Dave Cunningham, Greg Noble and Winnie Leong as members of the Board.

Dave Cunningham, VP Government Relations at TELUS, is responsible for provincial and municipal government affairs in Canada, with a focus on public affairs and business development. With more than 20 years experience in business development and public affairs, he was formerly Director of Communications, and later Chief of Staff, in the Office of the Premier of British Columbia.

Greg [...]