Volunteers wanted: ACS Charity Golf Tournament

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May 23, 2017, 3:40 PM

We're looking for event day volunteers to help us create a fun-filled day of golf on June 23.

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Living wage, livable future: Tenacity and community support help Abbotsford woman build new life free from violence

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May 23, 2017, 2:09 PM

One woman’s story of trudging forward on her own, determined to provide for her children.

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Living wage, livable future: Abbotsford mother carves a path out of poverty with a living wage

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May 16, 2017, 9:16 AM

​Krystal nearly lost her son Nollan every year for the first four years of his young life. By the time he was four, exhaustion, escalating stress levels, and the inability to make ends meet culminated. Krystal knew she needed to make a change.

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Living wage. Livable future.

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May 9, 2017, 2:51 PM

We believe in social justice. In the coming weeks, we’ll be sharing the importance of a living wage with the Abbotsford community online and in print.

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The Incredible Journey: Ryan's Story

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Mar 16, 2017, 9:23 AM

Just before Ryan’s twenty-first birthday, he became the father of a baby girl. Learn how our Abby Dads program inspired him to be a better dad, a better partner - and a mentor for others.

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Settlement Workers In Schools

Jan 30, 2015, 2:28 PM

Young Jong Kwon and his family arrived in Abbotsford from Seoul Korea in April. Speaking through an interpreter he says that life has not been that big of an adjustment here because people are very nice and friendly.

Miriam Sanchez and her extended family came to Abbotsford from Mexico late in 2006. She agrees and adds that as a newcomer, it has been easy to find people willing to help the family.

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“When we talk about recycling – we are talking about loving Mother Earth”

Jan 22, 2015, 9:08 PM

The Grade 3 class at Dormick Park Elementary School is learning all about the three R’s. Reduce – Reuse – Recycle.

In late January the class hosted a special group of visitors announcing a $26,947 donation to the Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program.

Manager of Market Development & Brokerage, Ken Rasmussen and Matt Dupuis of Cascades Recovery Inc. have been involved with the local recycling plant since 2009. “The recycling education component of the Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program is truly unique. We haven’t seen anything else quite like it anywhere in the country,” commented Rasmussen.

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