volunteers

A barn owl is trapped between towers of pallets at Art Knapp in South Surrey, following a crow attack. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Barn-owl rescue in South Surrey ends with hospital visit for OWL volunteer

June Young says trapped raptor ‘exploded in my face’ during response to a call for help

 

Mooshu is on the mend and is helping to raise money for a shelter facility for her unique Meares Island herd. (CARE photo)

Baby Mooshu on the mend after being rescued near Tofino

Rescued little one becomes spokes-calf for unique, seaweed-eating, Meares Island herd

 

From the left: Midway RCMP Csts. Jonathan Stermscheg and Chris Hansen, Public Servant Leanne Mclaren and Cpl. Phil Peters. Pictured in the front are Mclaren’s dog, Lincoln and Peters’ dog, Angel. Photo courtesy of BC RCMP

B.C. Mounties commended for bringing firewood to elderly woman

Cpl. Phil Peters said he and detachment members acted after the woman’s husband went to hospital

 

Left to right: Eden Mennonite church youngsters Ben Roorda, Alexis Roorda and Julia Corrigan stuffing a truck full of food for the Bowls of Hope program. (Submitted photo)

No Sunday service doesn’t mean Chilliwack’s Eden Mennonite church stops serving

The church supports public health orders, but they’ve found ways to continue helping their community

Left to right: Eden Mennonite church youngsters Ben Roorda, Alexis Roorda and Julia Corrigan stuffing a truck full of food for the Bowls of Hope program. (Submitted photo)
Sam Rytter paints a parking bollard in front of a strip of businesses off Mill Street on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. He’s been volunteering with elbow grease for the past several Sundays to spruce up downtown Chilliwack. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)

Volunteer cleaning crew using elbow grease to improve downtown Chilliwack

Sunday morning cleaning sessions tackle drug mess, excrement, chipping paint around business area

Sam Rytter paints a parking bollard in front of a strip of businesses off Mill Street on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. He’s been volunteering with elbow grease for the past several Sundays to spruce up downtown Chilliwack. (Jessica Peters/ The Progress)
Volunteers pack hampers at the Salvation Army Church on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The Chilliwack Salvation Army and Chilliwack Community Services partnered with United Way Lower Mainland to set up a Local Love Food Hub in Chilliwack during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Volunteer drivers sought to deliver food hampers in Chilliwack

‘We welcome back anyone who has helped before, and invite new folks’

Volunteers pack hampers at the Salvation Army Church on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The Chilliwack Salvation Army and Chilliwack Community Services partnered with United Way Lower Mainland to set up a Local Love Food Hub in Chilliwack during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Leanna Wurz, 3, shows a plastic straw that she found on East Beach Thursday (Aug. 20) during a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup effort organized by her mom, Rachel. (Tracy Holmes photo)

PHOTOS: Waterfront cleanup aims to remove ‘yuckies’ from South Surrey beach

Volunteers find discarded cigarette butts, beach toys, bottle caps and more

Leanna Wurz, 3, shows a plastic straw that she found on East Beach Thursday (Aug. 20) during a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup effort organized by her mom, Rachel. (Tracy Holmes photo)
Henry Kozler of Chilliwack has been recognized by Ducks Unlimited Canada as their top volunteer in B.C. for his contributions to the organization and their efforts. (Ducks Unlimited)

Chilliwack man named Ducks Unlimited top volunteer for province

Commitment to wetland conservation group is a family affair for Henry Kozler

Henry Kozler of Chilliwack has been recognized by Ducks Unlimited Canada as their top volunteer in B.C. for his contributions to the organization and their efforts. (Ducks Unlimited)
Tina Knowlan and Brett Anuik in Joshua Tree Park, California, early March 2020. (Submitted)

Chilliwack couple ‘amazed’ by the Community Cares initiative

CCFC project Community Cares has ‘neighbours in need’ matched with volunteer ‘helper neighbours’

Tina Knowlan and Brett Anuik in Joshua Tree Park, California, early March 2020. (Submitted)
Fraser River Cleanup may be the largest event of its kind in B.C.

Fraser River Cleanup may be the largest event of its kind in B.C.

Aim is to surpass record of 700 volunteers but it will be a success no matter what say organizers

Fraser River Cleanup may be the largest event of its kind in B.C.
Ernie Daykin, Brenda Norrie and Kim Dumore were drumming up support for the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games outside the Save-On-Foods at Westgate Shopping Centre on Saturday (Jan 25). (Ronan O’Doherty photo - THE NEWS)

Hunt for BC Summer Games volunteers underway

2,800 helping hands are needed for large sporting event coming to Maple Ridge in July

Ernie Daykin, Brenda Norrie and Kim Dumore were drumming up support for the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games outside the Save-On-Foods at Westgate Shopping Centre on Saturday (Jan 25). (Ronan O’Doherty photo - THE NEWS)