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Chris Thornley, President of Thornley Creative Communications, Community Leader & Surrey Civic Treasure

Homelessness truly touches us all. This is Chris’ Story. “If it wasn’t for the Lookout Society my brother would have been lost forever.”Chris Thornley, President of Thornley Creative Communications, Community Leader & Surrey Civic Treausure Funny how you can be raised in the same family with the same parents and the same values yet turn… Continue reading

2016 Heroes of the Homeless & Grants Program Awards

On Thursday October 13, 2016, the Society is excited to be celebrating our 2016 Heroes of the Homeless and announcing our 2016 grant recipients. Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016 Location: Newton Cultural Centre Time: 5:30-8:00pm Hor d’oeurvres and refreshments will be served. Free Valet Parking is provided. No cost to attend. RSVP Required RSVP Thank you to our… Continue reading

19th Birthday Party Exhibit for Surrey Youth Aging Out of Care

This year, 59 youth will age out of government care in Surrey. Many face challenges in areas such as homelessness, employment and mental health, to name a few. The 19th Birthday Party Exhibit is an initiative of the Surrey Poverty Reduction Coalition’s Connecting Community to Surrey Youth Leaving Care project. With support from the Fostering Change initiative… Continue reading

CONNECTING COMMUNITY TO SURREY YOUTH LEAVING CARE

The Surrey Poverty Reduction Coalition (SPRC) has been working on an important project to raise awareness and increase community engagement around youth who are “aging out” of the provincial care system. Currently, it is the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s (MCFD) policy that a child in the care system becomes an adult and is… Continue reading

Surrey Mitsubishi Plays Santa to Youth at Guildford House

On Christmas morning in 2015, the youth who live at PCRS’s Guildford House were pleasantly surprised to wake and find what millions come to expect during the holiday season: presents. Each unwrapped a $50 gift certificate to spend at Safeway, an act of kindness that is all thanks to Surrey Mitsubishi. It all started when… Continue reading