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Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children

“We’re just a little pocket on the east side of the city, but our small auxiliary offers support to a very special place,” says Sunny Hill Auxiliary president, Lynne Coates.  Tucked away in a trailer on the grounds of the Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, the auxiliary and its dozen dedicated members run a […]

President’s Message

There is an old proverb that says, “No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow.”  True words indeed, even after the unusual winter we have experienced here on Vancouver Island.  The happy harbingers of spring, those Snow Crocuses, are bravely waving in the cool March breezes, although sometimes surrounded by piles of […]

Sunshine Coast Thrift Store Turns 50

On Saturday, January 28, the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary celebrated 50 years of running a thrift store to help raise funds to support healthcare on the Coast.  Its location at 5693 Cowrie Street, Sechelt, opened in 1981 and the building was replaced by the current facility in 1987.  The Thrift Store occupied one-half of […]

Across the Province

‘Show of Hearts’ for Chemainus Auxiliary
The Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary presented a cheque for $10,000 during the Variety Show of Hearts 2017 telethon.  The money was raised through its thrift store and helped the one-day telethon reach $5 million in donations for B.C. children in need.  A one-minute Facebook video clip (click on link […]

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