First Credit Union recently donated $3,000 toward the purchase of a set of SALUS SAR 770 Rescue Vests for the volunteers at Unit 59.
Kindred Rebuild accepts donations of used furniture, tools, hardware and building supplies from the community for resale. The organization is helping locals, especially those who have barriers to employment, make a more inclusive and equitable community.
Restorative Justice is an alternative to the criminal legal system that empowers the people directly impacted by crime to develop their own solutions. qathet Community Justice is an organization that provides criminal and non-criminal Restorative Justice services.
For almost 50 years CVGSAR has provided volunteer search and rescue services from Oyster River to Cook Creek to Buttle Lake to Georgia Strait, including Denman and Hornby Islands. First Credit Union is proud to provide resources for this essential organization.
Imagine a family struggling to make their way in the world when there is an unexpected expense. This is where a spiral can start, and for some, quickly surge out of control. This is what the Comox Valley Regional Rent Bank (CVRRB) aims to address.
Miklat means 'refuge' in Hebrew - it’s a foundational concept of Miklat Recovery Society, a non-profit registered charity in Powell River that provides “a place of refuge from the storms of addiction.”
Access to healthy food is something that many people take for granted. When it is limited—or doesn’t exist—learning is harder, health outcomes are poorer, and life is tougher.
Accessing healthy, fresh food is not as easy as it should be for everyone, but the Cumberland Farmer’s Market Nutrition Coupon Program is helping to change that for members of the Cumberland community.
When you don’t have a safe place to sleep at night not much else seems very important. Unfortunately precarious housing remains a harsh reality of life for many LGBTQ2S+ and gender diverse youth in the Comox Valley.
Impacts of climate change & a global pandemic have created instability for many in B.C. Out of the shadows inspiring stories of community resilience and innovation have sprouted. One of them emerging on Bowen Island.