The Importance of Community

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Originally published on the Greater Vancouver Food Bank website: https://www.foodbank.bc.ca/news/the-importance-of-community/ What is Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)? This was a question that we first came across in March 2014 on meeting the team at Building Caring Communities.  It sparked the beginning of a new …

Breaking out of Her Shell

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“I have a whole new perspective of me. I’ve been feeling good about myself because I know there are a lot of things I can do. I’ve overcome a hurdle.”  – Rachelle Smith Contributed by: Katherine Allen A year ago …

Rotary Free Public Skate Event

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One of Building Caring Communities’ objectives is to aid local organizations and clubs in building more welcoming spaces in community, so when a connector from BCC joined the local Rotary Club, it was a perfect fit! The Rotary Club members …

Shopping Around

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We joke, “How are you doing so much shopping with no money?!” “I thrift.” “Ohhh, like consignment stores?” “No, Laura. I thrift everywhere.” That’s something I really like about connecting with Lena, she gets things sorted, and adjusts until everything …