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Brett Steeves works on a Shoprider electric scooter in his backyard that was given to somebody in need. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)

Hammond Compassion Society hands out $100 gift cards to seniors

Maple Ridge not-for-profit aims to pass along $11,000 collected from its members

Brett Steeves works on a Shoprider electric scooter in his backyard that was given to somebody in need. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Nurses at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster were shocked and pleased to receive free cycling goggles to wear at work. (Submitted photo)

Pitt Meadows Cycle donates cycling glasses to staff at Royal Columbian Hospital

Owner, Rob Laluk, offered 26 pairs of the handy glasses free of charge

Nurses at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster were shocked and pleased to receive free cycling goggles to wear at work. (Submitted photo)
Julia Chiasson, 19. (Contributed)

Maple Ridge girl to represent at War Amps seminar

Julia Chiasson, 19, to be a junior counsellor coordinator

Julia Chiasson, 19. (Contributed)
Nicolas Schwuchow, seven, was diagnosed at a young age with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a genetic disease which limits his ability to build and maintain muscle. He appeared on the Variety Show of Hearts Telethon on Sunday. This year’s telethon raised $5,515,238 for children with special needs. More at mapleridgenews.com.                                (Contributed)

Maple Ridge boy on Variety show of Hearts Telethon

Nicolas Schwuchow, 7, appeared on the telethon on Sunday

Nicolas Schwuchow, seven, was diagnosed at a young age with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a genetic disease which limits his ability to build and maintain muscle. He appeared on the Variety Show of Hearts Telethon on Sunday. This year’s telethon raised $5,515,238 for children with special needs. More at mapleridgenews.com.                                (Contributed)
The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)

‘Epic sky palace’: B.C. businesses help create dream treehouse for boy recovering from cancer

‘It was kind of a bright shining beacon at the end of a horrible, dark tunnel’

The completed treehouse on Mayne Island built by a handful of Parksville businesses as part of a Children’s Wish initiative for eleven-year old Kai Hennessey. (Courtesy of Kevin Hennessey)
Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight

Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight

Langley’s Mark Butterworth tackling Grouse Grind to raise $2,500 for mental health

  • Jul 26, 2019
Lower Mainland firefighter carrying a huge weight
Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others

Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others

Creating spectacular teas as a community fundraisers

  • Feb 13, 2019
Lucia White is A Cook With A Drive To Help Others
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