Comox Valley gives back

The Comox Box sent 4 boxes of goodies to the NICU families at Ronald McDonald House.The Comox Box sent 4 boxes of goodies to the NICU families at Ronald McDonald House.
Since its creation in 2016, Glacier Newcomers Alumnae Association (GNAA) has been pleased and honoured to support charities in the Comox Valley. To date the club has donated over $12,000 along with much-needed items such as canned food, clothing and personal hygiene supplies. Funds are collected via donations from its 100+ members. This past year, while facing the challenges of COVID, GNAA was able to give a cash donation of $5,683 to Care-A-Van. Past presidents Cindy Dixon (far right) and Ruth Collison (left) along with outgoing president Barb Larson (next to Ruth) presented a cheque to Sabina Acheson, co-ordinator, Comox Bay Care Society. GNAA looks forward to its ongoing support of agencies helping those in need in the Comox Valley.
The Comox Valley RCMP Veterans of Central Vancouver Island recently donated $500 to the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation in Support of Acute Care at the Comox Valley Hospital. Pictured, from left to right: Jessica Aldred (executive director, Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation), Mary Kostashuk (regional director Comox Valley, Central Vancouver Island RCMP Veterans), Wendy Gibson (manager of Inpatients, Education and MAID, Comox Valley Hospital).The Comox Valley RCMP Veterans of Central Vancouver Island recently donated $500 to the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation in Support of Acute Care at the Comox Valley Hospital. Pictured, from left to right: Jessica Aldred (executive director, Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation), Mary Kostashuk (regional director Comox Valley, Central Vancouver Island RCMP Veterans), Wendy Gibson (manager of Inpatients, Education and MAID, Comox Valley Hospital).
Shormila from YANA accepts a cheque for $3,843.20 from Jan Kotyk (white shirt) with his son, Asher and brother Jared also present. Jan completed his “Run North for YANA” initiative this year, running 203.77 kilometres, with an elevation gain of 1,659 metres, on the northern end of Vancouver Island. He spent 27 hours and seven minutes covering the distance.Shormila from YANA accepts a cheque for $3,843.20 from Jan Kotyk (white shirt) with his son, Asher and brother Jared also present. Jan completed his “Run North for YANA” initiative this year, running 203.77 kilometres, with an elevation gain of 1,659 metres, on the northern end of Vancouver Island. He spent 27 hours and seven minutes covering the distance.

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