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Loan Cupboard donates overstocked items

Loan Cupboard donates overstocked items

Loan Cupboard donates overstocked items that have not been needed for distribution on the Sunshine Coast to Rotary International for their World Health Program. Photo of the donated items from the past 7 months that were not put on Loan Cupboard inventory or distributed throughout the Sunshine […]

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The Great Exchange

The Great Exchange

Hopkins auxiliary holds fun fundraiser! Hopkins Branch, raised about $1,100 at their third clothing exchange fundraiser, held every other year. Tickets for the March 30 event at Harmony Hall included appetizers and wine plus a free exchange of clothing. (back row, from left): Donna Kyewich, Pat Dallin, […]

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VCH Honours Long-term Volunteers

VCH Honours Long-term Volunteers

Thursday March 30th, VCH celebrated the long-term service of both volunteers and staff. 11 members of the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary were among those honoured. Together they have donated 300 years of service to the community. The 8 recipients pictured here remind us that May 10th is […]

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Brown Bag Lunch

Brown Bag Lunch

Our annual Brown Bag lunch was held Monday, March 28. This was a chance for members from all branches to socialize and celebrate over lunch. As entertainment, the Hopkins branch arranged a Tai Chi demonstration then invited participation from the audience. Many volunteers joined in and we’re led through a […]

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Sechelt Branch 2017 Executive

Sechelt Branch 2017 Executive

Here is the Sechelt Branch 2017 Executive photographed at their 2016 Christmas luncheon. Left to right: Carole Murray,  Donna Perry (Treasurer), Leena  Wright (2nd. Vice) , Jackie Henderson (Chair) , Wendy Bisett (Secretary), and Marion Mitchell (1st Vice)

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Hopkins Landing 2017 Executive

Hopkins Landing 2017 Executive

Hopkins Landing 2017 Executive ready for a great year! (l-r) Kathy Conroy (Past Chair), Gerry Nimmo (Chair), Joan Anderson (Vice-Chair), Pam Swanson (Publicity), Val Young (Treasurer), Vivienne Ayers-Berry (Secretary)

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Thrift Store Renovations

Thrift Store Renovations

Here are some photos of renovations of the Thrift Store. Before: And after…

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Press Release – 50th Anniversary of our Thrift Store

On Saturday January 28th The Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary celebrated 50 years of running a Thrift Store to help raise funds to support Healthcare on the Coast. The current location at 5693 Cowrie Street opened in 1981 and the building was replaced by the current facility in […]

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Capilano University HCA program students recognized by auxiliary

Capilano University HCA program students recognized by auxiliary

At the close of class on January 18 the 20 students in the Healthcare Assistant Program at the Sechelt campus of Capilano University were visited by representatives of the Hopkins Branch of the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary. In recognition of their hard work and dedication to a much […]

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New version of Auxiliary Thrift Store re-opens

New version of Auxiliary Thrift Store re-opens

On Jan 10th The Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary reopened the Thrift Store after the two week closure. There were approximately 32 eager shoppers waiting outside the door at 10 am. Comments from both customers and volunteers were very positive. The store is so bright and spacious looking. […]

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