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Get involved with SFPIRG to maintain a just community

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On Friday, May 28th, I dropped into the SFPIRG (Simon Fraser Public Interest Group) office to chat with volunteer coordinator Emily Aspinwall about how students can help achieve the group’s goals of social and environmental justice.  The group’s activity- as with everywhere else at SFU- is quieter in the summer.

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Giving Children the Gift of Sight – ORBIS International

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On Saturday May 15th 2010, I attended the ORBIS Pull for Sight fundraising event at Vancouver International Airport.  At the event I saw men and women from various backgrounds and organizations come together in support of ORBIS International and the work they are doing to help eliminate preventable blindness in the developing world.

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F You Cancer!

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If you have ever searched for volunteer opportunities or have become aware that the Vancouver community has an expanding wealth of socially conscious organizations, each promoting their own individual cause. Ideally you want to engage an organization that represents a cause you believe to be socially significant

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Volunteer with MS Society of Canada and help raise awareness!

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This event is sponsored by the MS Society of Canada, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with MS as well as raising money for research. MS can be a devastating disease targeting the brain and spinal cord and affecting vision, memory, balance and mobility. Canadians have one of the highest rates of MS in the world, which is why it is important that SFU students know more about this disease.

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Volunteer to help promote sustainability at SFU

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As most of you probably know, April 22 was Earth Day.  It was a day to inspire and raise awareness about our planet and all the various environmental issues that we are facing.  While Earth Day only comes once a year, we should do our part for the environment on a more regular basis.

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Get involved with OpenMedia.ca and help build a New Media Ecology!

Volunteering

“OpenMedia.ca is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization working to advance and support an open and innovative communications system in Canada.” – OpenMedia.ca. Formally called The Campaign for Democratic Media, OpenMedia.ca is a project run by The Center for Information Awareness. 

By: Flavia Kajoba 925 reads | 0 comments
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Creating Possibilities for Children with PLEA’s KidStart

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If you want a volunteer opportunity where you can make a difference in your community and gain some valuable skills and work experience, you should contact PLEA Community Services Society of BC. If you also enjoy working with children or teens, this is an opportunity you do not want to miss out on!

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End hunger and save the planet!

Quest Food Exchange

Want to help end hunger and reduce waste at the same time? This is exactly what Quest Food Exchange is all about! Ever since 1990, Quest Food Exchange has been collecting and redistributing non-marketable food to those in need, helping individuals and communities and protecting the environment.

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End Hunger and Poverty with Meal Exchange

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If you ever missed a meal when you were really hungry, you know how excruciating hunger can become. Help end hunger and poverty by volunteering your time and talent with Meal Exchange! Founded by a university student in 1993, Meal Exchange has since raised over $2 million worth of food for communities across Canada.

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Engage with SFU Surrey: the Student Ambassador Program

Volunteering

Various organizations from the community took over the Mezzanine at the Surrey campus as part of the SFU Volunteer & Civic Engagement Week, hosted by SFU Surrey Student Life.  This was an opportunity for students who only attended the Surrey campus

By: Hannah Choo 1290 reads | 0 comments
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