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West Jet CARES for kids-EN (2) 2017



Congratulations to Brenda Marsel who won this year's raffle ticket fundraiser for one round trip for two (2), to any regularly scheduled WestJet Destination! We are excited to hear about Brenda's adventures! 

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 Looking for Game On volunteers-Male Mentors

Are you an energetic male looking to get involved and make a difference? Game On is a group mentoring program that provides boys with information and support to make informed choices about a range of healthy lifestyle practices. Sessions run 8 weeks in length, with each session being 2 hours.  Give us a call to learn more. 250-748-2447.




In School Mentors Needed

One hour a week can make all the difference to a child, when your an In School Mentor. Call 250-748-2447 to learn more about how just 1 hour each week can make  a positive difference in a young person's life. Island Savings is a proud sponsor for In School Mentoring. 


Clothing Donations

Indoor clothing donation collection bin located at 3055 Oak Street in Chemainus at the Island Savings Branch. Please note bins only accept gently used clothing, bedding and linens. More bin locations to come, stay tuned. Should you have questions about our clothing donation program please contact us at 250-748-2447.


Board Positions Open

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Cowichan Valley is actively looking for new members to join our dynamic team. If you are interested in learning more about the organization please contact the office at 250-748-2447

Why not Start Something

Are you male and over 20? Would you like to spend time with a boy or young male who is looking for a friend? Start something today and enroll in our Big Brothers program. Spend a few hours a week with your new Little Brother having fun, chatting, doing crafts and hobbies. Just hanging out. Click here to get started...

Witnessing the transformation of a child into a confident young person is a remarkable thing. 

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