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Snow Angels: The Corp. of Delta and partners seek volunteers for program that provides free snow-removal services for Delta residents in single-family homes who are age 65 and older or who have physical disabilities. Info: Call 604-946-3288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn With a Friend program: "Want to make a difference in someone's life? Volunteer as a tutor with Surrey Libraries' Learn with a Friend program, which offers free, one-to-one tutoring for adult learners (ages 19+). Learners are paired with a tutor and receive individualized tutoring specific to their needs and interests. Tutor and learner meet for approximately one to three hours per week in a public space, such as a library." For more information, visit www.surreylibraries.ca/about/5393. aspx or contact Eva Touzard at eva. email@example.com.
Delta Police Victim Services seeks volunteers 19 and older who have exceptional interpersonal and communications skills. Info: Call Kim Gramlich, 604-940-5019 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC: Do you enjoy interacting with preschool-age children in a social/recreational "play-school" setting? Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC seeks volunteers to help in its Family Resource Centres in North Delta and Ladner. Morning and afternoon shifts are available, Monday to Friday. Volunteer screening includes a criminal record check, two references and volunteer orientations. Contact Donna Burke, 604-591-9262, ext. 131, or e-mail: email@example.com.
Big Sisters of BC-Lower Mainland is looking for women, age 19 or older, to volunteer as Big Sister mentors. The organization provides Little Sisters with a mentor who is there to listen to her, have fun with her, and be a supportive friend.
Call 604-873-4525, email info@ bigsisters.bc.ca.
Surrey Hospice Society hosts volunteer training sessions to prepare individuals to assist those dealing with a life-limiting illness, their loved ones and the bereaved in its palliative and bereavement programs. Call Barbara Morningstar, 604-543-7006, or visit www. surreyhospice.com.
Investors Group Walk for Memories, in support of the Alzheimer Society of B.C., on Jan. 27 in 23 communities in B.C., including Eaglequest golf course (site of regional event for Surrey, White Rock and Delta). "One in three Canadians knows someone with Alzheimer's disease. Who do you know who's been affected?" Show them your support by registering today for the event. Info: www. walkformemories.com.
North Delta Newcomers and Friends: "Ladies in North Delta, are you new to the area or would just like to meet some new friends? Call to attend meetings and/or one of our other activities (morning walks, coffee gatherings, golf and card games, stitch and chat, book club)." Call Kathy at 604-583-3691, Pam at 604-597-7974 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cloverdale Garden Club meets on the second Thursday of each month (from September to June) at Clayton hall, 18513 70th Ave., 7 p.m. Guest speakers, field trips, raffle, etc. Info: Lynne, 604-576-6338.
CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women) North Delta/Surrey is a club open to all women graduates, students and associates who support the mission and ideals of CFUW, and represent many countries. The club provides annual scholarships and bursaries to deserving female graduates who are going on to university. Monthly meetings (September to June).
Contact Heather at 604-591-7678 or Eleanor at 604-589-3631.
Ubuntu Ogogo: "Compassionate grandmothers" group meets on second Wednesday of month at Fleetwood Villa, 16028 83rd Ave., from 9: 30 a.m. to noon. Group works to raise funds to assist grandmothers of sub-Saharan Africa who are supporting their grandchildren due to AIDS/HIV pandemic there. Info: 778-565-3555, email@example.com.
One-to-one tutoring for children (age six to 14) who struggle with reading, comprehension, spelling or writing is offered by Learning Disabilities Association. "This specialized program is supervised by experienced, certified teachers." Available from Feb. 4 to May 23, between 4 and 8 p.m. and students attend twice a week for one-hour sessions at Janice Churchill Elementary, 8226 146 St., Surrey, and Douglas Park School, 5409 - 206 St., Langley. Some partial subsidies available for lower incomes. Info: 604-591-5156, www.ldafs.org.
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