Mission Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
In 2016 our journey to Starfish Pack program began. Inspired by Bruce Beck and the Rotary Club of Abbotsford, the Rotary Club of Mission Sunrise saw Mission as a community that would benefit immensely with a Starfish Pack program. Many families in our community try their best to provide food, clothing and shelter for their family. The struggle of balancing housing, insurance, medical coverage, health care, dental care, and a nutritious menu all on a minimum wage leaves many families still in need. We pra...
Why Do Starfish Packs Exist? Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
April 2, 2015. January 27, 2017. Why Do Starfish Packs Exist? 8220; 400 elementary school children are going without food over the weekend”. This new program could not be possible without the generosity of some key players–including the Rotary Club of Abbotsford and many other volunteer partners, including local businesses, faith groups and individuals. To donate please click the Starfish Pack location you would like to donate to in the menu bar at the top of this page. How Starfish Packs Work. Contact i...
Langley Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
21 hungry children in Langley! Would you like to make a donation? 525 feeds one child for one year. When making a donation online or by mail, please specify Starfish Pack Program in the comment box or memo line. Drop off cheques/donations to the Langley School District Board Office located at:. Williams Lake in the News! Feb 2nd, 2017. Starfish Pack on Joy TV! Jan 24th, 2017. Maple Ridge Starfish Pack in the News! Dec 8th, 2016. If you are a human and are seeing this field, please leave it blank.
Coquitlam Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
Awareness of need can come in surprising ways. Katrina’s eyes opened to the fact that these children were going hungry on a daily basis, including weekends. With all the needed partners in place, Coquitlam Starfish Packs was born. Today, the program successfully feeds 25 children each and every weekend. For your interest in supporting Coquitlam Starfish! We are busily preparing for school year! Your patience with us while we configure our online donation system. Donation Cheques can be made payable to:.
News Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
Prospera Credit Union Gives $10,500 to Starfish Pack Program. Unitex Donates to Starfish Program. February 2, 2017. February 10, 2017. Williams Lake in the News! We love seeing our community in the news! January 24, 2017. January 24, 2017. Starfish Pack on Joy TV! We are so thankful to be featured in the program Fraser Focus on Joy TV. Watch the full segment here: https:/ youtu.be/OVT70-jH-tE. January 2, 2017. January 9, 2017. North Delta Receives Support. December 8, 2016. January 24, 2017. Read more he...
Abbotsford Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
The Director of the Abbotsford Food Bank. Dave Murray, was faced with a very real problem. His daughter, who is a teacher at an Abbotsford elementary school, had children in her class that was coming to school Monday morning reporting they had not eaten over the weekend. Without food, the children tended to experience an inability to focus, behavioural outbursts and poor academic outcomes. Dave was determined to answer his daughter with a help. Each week volunteers pack two breakfasts, two lunches, two d...
Vernon Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
Kalamalka Rotary President Mary Jackson unloading one of the first food boxes. When Vernon resident Cera Brown happened upon an article about the Starfish program in a Rotary magazine, she knew the program was needed in Vernon. So I emailed Starfish inquiring about how something like this could be started, she says. I meant to follow up but never did. But the seed was planted. That email was re-directed to the North Okanagan Rotary Clubs and Kalamalka Rotary. Under the leadership of Kalamalka Rotary Comm...
Delta Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
We were inspired by the good work of Starfish Pack Backpack Program created by the Abbotsford Rotary Club and community partnership. We watched as the Abbotsford program. Quickly grew to help hundreds of children in 22 schools. We have watched as each city has heard about the program and quickly identify the need for Starfish Pack in their own back yard. North Delta is no exception! The program has quickly expanded to many communities such as Chilliwack. Vernon, and now North Delta. Is so appreciative of...
Donate Starfish | Backpack Starfish Pack
Donation instructions can be found on your city’s starfish pack link. Please choose which Location you would like to donate to. Williams Lake in the News! Feb 2nd, 2017. Starfish Pack on Joy TV! Jan 24th, 2017. Maple Ridge Starfish Pack in the News! Dec 8th, 2016. Please consider making a donation by clicking the Starfish City (to your left) and follow their page instructions. If you are a human and are seeing this field, please leave it blank. Fields marked with an *. City you would like to help: *.