Donated Cellphones Provide Lifeline for Survivors of Violence
Across BC, anti-violence service providers have reported an increase in gender-based violence along with a corresponding demand for help as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to UN Women, with 90 countries in lockdown, four billion people were sheltering at home because of COVID-19 during the month of April. While the lockdown was a necessary protective measure, unfortunately, it also brought with it a different danger since lockdowns increase isolation as well as time spent with an abusive partner. With tensions mounting from health and financial concerns, a lockdown can become a perfect storm for controlling, violent behaviour behind closed doors.
“Get Shredded” Event to Collect Donations for Food Bank
On September 15, Get Shredded! Securely shred all your confidential documents at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre with the Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society. The crew on site will gratefully be taking cash and/or non-perishable food items for our White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank. Please see poster or click here…
Shredding event supports food bank
April 22, 10am – 2pm at Semiahmoo Shopping CentreA shred-a-thon is being held at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, co-organized by the Surrey Firefighters with shredding services through Super Save Shredding. Please bring donations of cash or non-perishable food items for Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank! Every dollar donated to…