Impact: Volunteering
Our next story comes from Avria Shier, a volunteer at Kitsilano Neighbourhood House. Originally from Montreal, Avria came to Vancouver in 1993, and has been here...

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Impact: Food Justice
This Neighbourhood House Impact Story comes from Gordon Neighbourhood House, where the volunteers there are working hard to combat food insecurity in their community by...

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Impact: Newcomers and Refugees
The Next Summer Stories Series follows Ghfran Alkour and her family, and how they found a new and welcoming community at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood...

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Impact: Decolonization
Our next story from our Summer Series comes from Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, and is shared by Norm Leech. Neighbourhood houses across the Lower Mainland...

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Impact: Youth Belonging
This Neighbourhood House Impact Story is shared by Kiko Kung (they/them), Youth Engagement Facilitator from Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Written in their own words, Kiko's story...

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Kathleen Beaudet, Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House
This story is shared with us by Ann of Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House What first brought you to get involved with your neighbourhood house or...

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Five Years at South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
This story is shared with us by Cindy of South Vancouver Neighbourhood House 5 years ago, Cindy starting attending the Family Drop-In program at South...

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Indigenous History and Culture With Jessie Seegerts
This story is shared with us by Maysa and Ancel of Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House. Last December, our Monday English Conversation Club participants had 2...

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Inclusive Spaces for Youth
From Lu (he/they pronouns) on Alexandra Neighbourhood House. Written in their own words, this is just one neighbourhood house story of many, and it is...

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“A Catalyzing Movement”
From the central office of ANHBC is a story of long relationships, family connections and community impact. We hope you enjoy Blanca’s neighbourhood house story,...

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A Healthy Community
This story is from Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House and is shared by volunteer Edie Spears and MPNH staff. It is a story of volunteerism, food,...

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Young Leaders and Communities
A story of new friends, yummy food and youth connections. We hope you enjoy Samsun’s story, written in their own words. My first time going...

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A Safe Space for All
This story is from Gordon Neighbourhood House community organizer and volunteer, Lindsay Sutton. In time for Vancouver Pride Week and written in her own words,...

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Creating an Active Community
Sasamat Outdoor Centre is the ANHBC Family's one camp! We hope you enjoy this interview with Sasamat Summer Camp Staff Jenna. 1. How long have...

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Creating Connections During COVID- 19
My name is Darya and I work for South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH), particularly for one of its Adult Day Care Centres – Beulah Gardens...

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Finding a Home
Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House has been my home, my family and my meeting place to see my friends in a year when I needed all...

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Supporting Seniors
Wing Sun is an older adult who was becoming very isolated at home. He was told by his doctor that it wouldn’t be long before...

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