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EngAge BC Member, Charles Manor, Teams up with Local Middle School for Pen-Pal Project

Image: Shelby Thom/Global News Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the impacts of social isolation have been challenging for seniors across British Columbia. In efforts to create connection and community, amid public health restrictions, EngAge BC member, Charles Manor has teamed up with local KVR Middle School to pilot a pen-pal program. The initiative, which was originally […]

10-year-old raising money to supply seniors with bird feeders

Riley Morris, a ten-year-old from Duncan B.C., is raising money so that he can distribute bird feeders to seniors in his community, including those who live in long-term care and hospice. The Drinkwater Elementary student is in the school’s Inquisitive Design and Technology program and hopes that the birdfeeders will make seniors a little happier, […]