Sunday, April 26, 2015

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Local businesses pitch in for transition house fence

Released by ADTS


nn Davis Transition Society (ADTS) would like to thank and acknowledge the generosity of our community as we have successfully raised enough funds to replace our Transition House fence.


Canex Building Supplies Ltd will be supplying the fence panels, posts, hardware and cement at a generous discount. Moira Watson & D’Arcy Surrette from Pull Your Own Post Inc., along with Doug Lawrence from Applied Research Consultants, have offered their time and services to install the fence. Bio Central Composting & Waste Management Division will be taking the old fence and recycling it at no cost to ADTS. LucyAnn owner of Panago, Sardis and her friend Connie Williams, teacher at Chilliwack Sr. Secondary did an amazing job selling tulips raising over $3,000 toward the fence.


“We sincerely thank all of the donors who contributed online or came by in person to drop off cheques and offer assistance, this is truly an example of the together we can principle,” said ADTS Executive Director, Patti MacAhonic.


Every year ADTS serves over 2,700 families and individuals in crisis; almost 200 women and children pass through the Transition House doors. Shelley Bolan, Transition House Manager highlighted the importance a stable fence: “Providing privacy and an important sense of security, our Transition House fence allows women and children both the physical and emotional space to unwind from trauma.”



About Ann Davis Transition Society

Ann Davis Transition Society provides education, prevention and support services to those affected by abuse or violence. Our vision is to see communities free from violence.





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