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2020 National Philanthropy Day Giving Hearts Honour Roll Recipient

2020 National Philanthropy Day Giving Hearts Honour Roll Recipient

November 15, 2020 was National Philanthropy Day and the Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary has been honoured through the sponsorship of BC Cancer Foundation for our impressive philanthropic work.  Because of the pandemic, National Philanthropy Day was re-organized into...

Donna Hess

Donna Hess

Donna Hess recalled working in the Christmas room as being one of her favorites.  So many beautiful Christmas decorations would come in to the warehouse. “I would walk around and show the new pieces off to the other volunteers”

A Stitch Through Time – Face Masks

A Stitch Through Time – Face Masks

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary volunteers sew face masks sold through our Thrift Shop to the public, as protection from the COVID-19 virus.

Betty Martindale Honoured

Betty Martindale Honoured

Committee members of Chemainus Meals on Wheels gathered for a small picnic July 29 to honour (Betty) Elizabeth Martindale. She retires as chair of the MOW Committee after 29 years of service.

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary reports impressive success

Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary reports impressive success

Lake Cowichan’s Marge Anderson of the B.C. Association of Health Care Auxiliaries installs the new slate of officers for the Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary and also addresses the gathering at the luncheon. (Photo by Don Bodger)

2019 Golden Brush Award

2019 Golden Brush Award

The Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Shop was awarded the Golden Brush Award in 2019 for the “Not for Profit” of the Year by the Chemainus & District Chamber of Commerce.

Health Care Auxiliary Customer Appreciation Day

Health Care Auxiliary Customer Appreciation Day

Lake Cowichan’s Marge Anderson of the B.C. Association of Health Care Auxiliaries installs the new slate of officers for the Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary and also addresses the gathering at the luncheon. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Thrift Shop donates $150,000 annually

Chemainus Thrift Shop donates $150,000 annually

Volunteers Marg Merriam, Marjorie Coakwell and Yvette Blanchard sort out some of the many clothing items donated to the Chemainus Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Shop every day and prepare the items for sale in the shop.

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Vancouver Island Health Authority
Chemainus Festival of Murals Society

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