On February 13, 2017 we were joined by friends, family and volunteers to celebrate Family Day. All proceeds from our ticket sales will be donated to the Botshabelo Community Development Project. We are pleased to say that we finished off with just under 100 bracelets to bring with us to the Botshabelo later this summer. Since our goal was to make 400 bracelets, we'll be working along side our community members to crush this goal. Stay tuned for these exciting updates. Thank y
The Vancouver Folk Music Festival was, to say the least, incredible. Our weekend began with a late night setting up our stall in preparation for the festival. This was a huge learning experience for our team; we not only learned the importance of asking lots of questions, but also how to create a space for others. Check it out! What is a toilet doing in the photo you may ask? We decided this would be a great place to introduce the Community Can. What is the Commuinity Can? W
On Sunday April 19th, we joined artist Sharon Kallis and the Stanley Park Ecology Society's (SPES) Stewardship Team in a creative and unique habitat restoration initiative at the The Nature House on Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park! We celebrated an early Earth Day knitting English Ivy into stabilizing and anti-erosion bio blankets for the SPES. English Ivy is considered an invasive species as it is very lively and, if left undisturbed, has the power to choke out a tree over time.