Both our North Shore CFUW Clubs have recently learned that their applications for funding again for Education Awards have been successful. This means that each club can again offer awards as we have in the last few years for study at BC post-secondary institutions. The letters of thanks from recipients of these awards indicates the value in terms of monetary assistance as well as encouragement to pursue their future educational plans.
We are grateful to the Ministry of Finance through the Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch that make this money available for worthwhile projects in BC.
CFUW BC Council invited all BC CFUW Clubs to gather stories from families in their communities about their experiences around finding child care for their young children. The links that follow are the 2 pages in the final report that the Council created.
Sheonid Kuchera, an enthusiastic new CFUW WV member this year, recently wrote this article about our group. It was published in local newspaper Dundarave Neighbours in their April 2015 edition. Thank you Sheonid! Please click the link for the full article.
Both CFUW NV and CFUW WV recently received news that they had received funding for another year for post-secondary education awards. Each club applied to the BC Policy and Enforcement Branch and was successful in obtaining a Community Gaming Grant.
March 8 was International Women’s Day. Click to see what is still on Canadian Women’s To Do List.
Click the link below for a report about the Forum on Children and Hypersexualization:Countering Exploitative Child Images held in November 2014
CFUW has been advocating for universal, quality, accessible, affordable early learning and childcare for years.
Here’s a link to a recent piece by the globe and mail on why affordable daycare is such a divisive issue in Canada.
CFUW West Vancouver thanks Maestro Bramwell Tovey for his outstanding presentation at our September 30 fundraiser. Maestro Tovey entertained the audience with his warm manner, personal anecdotes and wonderful selections at the piano. Proceeds from the evening are going to support scholarships and bursaries for women’s education.
CFUW North Vancouver, collecting good used household goods and furniture, is a community outreach participant in the Highlands United Church Shelter to Home Outreach rehousing the homeless program which always needs more help from the community.