Thankyou to all who supported our Holiday Hamper program

A huge thankyou to the many volunteers, donors, and sponsors who helped to make it possible for us to provide more than 140 households with Holiday Hampers this year.

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Donate Online

wegcss.org now includes the ability to donate online. Check our our new donation page to make a once off donation or set up a regular monthly donation direct from your credit card. All donations, large or small, gratefully received and used to help feed the Slocan Valley.

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Spaces available at Valhalla Children's Centre

We currently have spaces available at Valhalla Children's Centre for children aged 2 1/2 to 5 years. Call 250 355 2222 to find out more.

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Basin Youth Network Leadership Summit

For 14 - 18 year olds, apply online by February 28th, to attend the summit in May, at ourtrust.org/youthsummit

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Canva workshop for non-profits

In partnership with Selkirk College, the Trust’s Non-profit Advisors Program is hosting an in-person workshop in Slocan on Wednesday, November 16th on Canva.  Creating Captivating Material in Canva This workshop will support you in using Canva to create captivating promotional materials for your non-profit, including posters, social media posts, and presentations.  Bring your non-profit logo and learn how to use it impactfully

Do you have fruit that needs picking?

Got fruit that needs picking? Don’t leave it for the bears! Let us come get it instead! We will do the picking and use the fruit in baking for Slocan Valley Food Cupboard Holiday Hampers. Win, win, win! Contact Chantal, Slocan Valley Youth Network Coordinator, on 250 355 2484.

Early Years and Parenting Fall programs resume

As we head into September our programming for early years and parenting resumes after the summer break, with two returning programs and a new one! Networks for New Parents takes place on the third Thursday of the month, from 10am – 1pm at Passmore Hall, from Thursday 15th September. Strong Start programming is back from

Seeking a Food Bank Day volunteer

Slocan Valley Food Cupboard is looking for a regular and reliable volunteer to help with packing food hampers on Food Bank Days. Food Bank takes place on the first and third Thursdays of each month from 11am – 3pm. This can be fast-paced and requires some lifting. If you think this may suit you or