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16 Jul

The Heart of A Volunteer

What propels us to volunteer? Is it a desire to make a difference? An enthusiasm to help others?  A craving to exchange ideas and information?  It is all of these things and more.  While there are hundreds of reasons to volunteer, the benefits to those on both sides are infinite.

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22 Apr

Enderby & District Financial disburses inaugural grants

Four community organizations recently became the first recipients of grants totalling more than $18,000 paid out through the Enderby & District Financial Community Endowment.

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22 Apr

$314,610 granted to charities in Envision Financial region in 2014

The First West Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the Envision Financial Community Endowment Grants. This year grants in the Envision region are funding projects supporting vulnerable populations.

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22 Apr

Compassion, Community and Care Unite in Kitimat

Many communities across British Columbia are experiencing economic challenges that are impacting families and children at-risk. Two Northern BC agencies are working to combat these challenges with great success.

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