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Episode 15: [Community Insight] A Simple Way to Boost Employee Engagement

What is a Community Insight? A Community Insight is the Community of Big Hearts sharing some insight that will help us better understand facets of community. The better we understand the power of community, we believe, the better we will be at inspiring others to make community a priority in their lives. For today’s Community…

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EPISODE 14: [Community Highlight] 34 Programs. Helping 9,000 People in Need. In 365-days!

What is Trellis? Trellis was born when Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary and Aspen Family & Community Network Society joined forces. Together we’re one organization with countless ways to help. We work with children, youth and families to unlock their potential and support their growth. Our programs focus on improving access to resources, developing…

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Episode 13: [Community Spotlight] Agape Table

Agape Table provides a bagged meal for breakfast. The bagged breakfast contains soup, sandwich, pastry, fruit, and drink. Those who use Agape Table are: Men, Women, Children, housed at risk, homeless, working, low income seniors, single parents, persons with disabilities, new comers and many more. Websitehttps://www.agapetable.ca/

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Episode 12: [Community Insight] Volunteering and The Impact to Mental Health

For today’s Community Insight, Producer Ryan talks about a long-term study he recently discovered discussing the impacts of volunteering on mental health.

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EPISODE 11: [Community Highlight] 85,000 Pounds of Food a Month Saved From Landfills

What is the Central Okanagan Food Bank? On July 1, 2015 the Westside Community Food Bank and Kelowna Community Food Bank joined forces to become the Central Okanagan Community Food Bank. We are a non-profit, charitable organization committed to providing healthy, nutritious food to those who need it most. We rely on the generosity of…

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EPISODE 10: [Community Spotlight] Klinic Community Health

Community Health Rooted in Social Justice! Klinic Community Health provides a full range of health related services from medical care to counselling and education. Driven by our vision of creating healthy and engaged communities, we promote health and quality of life for people of every age, background, ethnicity, gender identity, and socio-economic circumstance. Rooted in…

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EPISODE 9: [Community Insight] Community increases empathy, gratitude, and perspective

For today’s Community Insight, Stu talks about the broadening of perspective that happens when you experience a new community and speak with the people within that community.

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EPISODE 8: [Community Highlight] 50% of lone-parent families in BC live in poverty

Mom2Mom provides a unique approach to reducing the stress of poverty on families in Vancouver. We improve the lives of children in need by supporting their moms. Research and experience shows that this is a proven, effective way to help families living in poverty. https://www.m2mcharity.ca/

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EPISODE 7: [Community Spotlight] The Never Alone Foundation

From revitalizing the rooms of a palliative care unit and a blood and marrow unit to providing funds to stage a puppet program to explain the effects of cancer to children, the Never Alone Foundation continues to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families. Never Alone Foundation also provides gift…

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Episode 6: [Community Insight] How do I find a community that I can belong to?

What is a Community Insight? A Community Insight is the Community of Big Hearts sharing some insight that will help us better understand facets of community. The better we understand the power of community, we believe, the better we will be at inspiring others to make community a priority in their lives. For today’s Community…

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