Dec 14, 2016
Christmas for Harrison-Agassiz-Hope social services recipients of gaming
Gov't Caucus/Voice photos
Community Services is receiving a grant of $28,500
in B.C. Government gaming grants in the human
and social services sector announced Chilliwack Hope MLA Laurie Throness.
The Agassiz-Harrison Community Services
provides over 25 different services and programs to the people in need. This
grant will ensure that they will continue to thrive and be leaders within
our community, said Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness.
Why this matters:
Community gaming grants in the human and social services sector benefit
food banks, hospice societies, community services, service clubs,
counselling programs and organizations that assist people coping with
challenging life situations, including addictions, serious injuries or
MLA Laurie Throness worked hard
to get some badly needed money for upper Fraser Valley communities.
Every year the Province approves approximately $135 million in community
gaming grants for not-for-profit organizations, with the human and social
services sector receiving the largest share of this annual funding.
Over 5,000 local not-for-profit organizations representing virtually every
community in British Columbia benefit from this funding every year. These
organizations provide invaluable services in their communities.
Eligible organizations applying for gaming grant funding are distributed
across six sectors including: arts and culture; sport; environment; public
safety; human and social services; parent and district parent advisory
Full application information for community gaming grants is available online
Connect with MLA Laurie Throness at
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