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February 21, 2011
3rd Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Dinner and Auction
VANCOUVER, BC CANADA – The Health and Home Care Society of BC (Care BC) will be hosting its 3rd annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Dinner and Auction, Thursday, February 24, 2011, at the Kirin Restaurant.
All of the funds raised will directly support Western and Chinese Meals on Wheels programs in Vancouver and Richmond. Last year’s auction raised over $16,000 toward sustaining these charitable programs thanks to the kind generosity of supporters.
Event: 3rd Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Dinner and Auction
Date: Thursday, February 24, 2011
Time: 6:30p.m. – 9:30p.m.
Host: Health and Home Care Society of BC
Location: Kirin Restaurant, City Square Mall
Executive director, Inge Schamborzki will be available for interviews during the event.
Meals on Wheels
Operated by Care BC, Meals on Wheels has been delivering hot, nutritious meals and social interaction to isolated Vancouver and Richmond residents since 1967. In 1996, Care BC launched the first ever Chinese Meals on Wheels program in Canada, and the province’s first Meals on Bikes program in 2007. In 2010 alone, 100,119 meals were served in Vancouver and Richmond, and this need continues to grow.
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The Health and Home Care Society of BC is an independent and BC-based not-for-profit organization. Since 1898, we have taken care of British Columbians through healthcare initiatives tailored to the communities we serve.