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Art Supplies Donation
We are so grateful to those in our community who are able to make donations. We'd like to say a big thank you to Neil and Stephanie Ballard at Clairity. The youth in our Art Group will be so excited to start new projects with this donation!
Thank you to the students at Ecole Cobblehill for your creative donations of 100 handmade gift bags full of scarves, cookies, hats, and other gifts of love. They will be greatly appreciated by the families and youth at CVYS.
The Orange Door Project
The Orange Door Project fundraising campaign takes place at all The Home Depot stores across Canada for the month of December. Buy a $2 ‘paper door’ at the Duncan Home Depot checkout or donate online. 100% of funds raised will benefit Cowichan Valley Youth Services. Together, we can put an end to youth homelessness in Canada. Learn more at orangedoorproject.ca.
The Leadership and Resiliency Program Team was thrilled when Michelle Larrain shared a post on Facebook that she had yoga mats to donate to a local youth program! Michelle explained that she hoped her mats would go to good use and to a program that could really use them. LRP…
The Parenting Course for parents of teens has just finished its Fall Session. The facilitators, Karen & Philip, would like to thank all those who attended and contributed over the past 4 weeks. Finding an hour and half every Wednesday night wasn’t easy and we applaud all those who did.…
Introducing a new feature to our COS Blog! Each month a youth member of the community will act as a guest blogger for COS. THIS MONTH’S FEATURE: FAST FACTS ABOUT HORSES WITH HAYLEE ELZINGA Haylee is a fourteen year old native of the Cowichan Valley and a lover of horses.…
Although often overlooked, being good at taking care of others, means also being good to ourselves. Parents are children’s number one role models, and they will learn to take better care of themselves and implement better coping strategies if they witness their parents doing the same. What can you as…