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Community Services Thrift Store update

Community Services Thrift Store update

Published November 5, 2020

Community Services Thrift Store has reopened and we are seeking volunteers to join our team! Thanks to our amazing volunteers we are opening the store to visitors on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm starting Thursday, November 5th. Learn More

Have Your Say On Basic Income

Have Your Say On Basic Income

Published February 13, 2019

Is a basic income an effective way to reduce poverty while improving health, housing and employment? The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction is asking for your feedback. Learn More

Nutrition Consultations Now Available at Food Bank

Nutrition Consultations Now Available at Food Bank

Published May 24, 2018

As of May 2018, Nutritionist Lynn Grossutti offers no-cost nutritional advice at the Sunshine Coast Food Bank twice a month on Wednesdays. Learn More

Grand Opening - The Family Place, Sechelt

Grand Opening - The Family Place, Sechelt

Published September 25, 2019

Join us this Saturday, 28th September from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm for the Grand Opening of The Family Place. The event will feature fun-filled activities, homemade soup and cake as well as a musical performance by Mr Doug and rock painting with local artist Nurit Weiss! Learn More

Sunshine Coast Blues U13 female hockey team supports Building Together project

Sunshine Coast Blues U13 female hockey team supports Building Together project

Published February 18, 2021

Thank you, Sunshine Coast Blues U13 female hockey team! Building community together was very much on display this February, as the Sunshine Coast Blues U13 Female Hockey Team applied for the Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup grant. Learn More

Community Garden

Community Garden

Published July 18, 2017

Our Community Gardens are in full bloom! For information on garden box rentals, please call 604-885-5881.

Keeping People Housed - Carl's story

Keeping People Housed - Carl's story

Published March 4, 2021

Carl Pendleton has a new lease on life. He’s on the other side of leukemia and a life-saving bone marrow transplant for which he had a thirty per cent chance of survival. Here's his story... Learn More

Food Capacity Building Sessions

Food Capacity Building Sessions

Published August 31, 2017

Food Capacity Building Sessions

The first ‘Blanching Vegetables’ sessions took place in September. Pictured here are some of the volunteers that prepared local beans to be packaged and frozen for distribution at the food bank. This is a small step towards a more sustainable model for our service.

Move & Play Program to Connect Seniors with Coastal Families

Move & Play Program to Connect Seniors with Coastal Families

Published July 31, 2018

Sunshine Coast Community Services (SCCSS) is launching Move & Play, a new opportunity for seniors to interact and share their skills with children and parents through two SCCSS family resource programs. Learn More