$1,500 Bursary Recipient – Kristen Anderson

Florence M Christie Memorial Bursary for 2016 in the amount of $1,500 was awarded to Kristen Anderson. Kristen has been a very dedicated volunteer to the IWK Children’s Wish Foundation in New Brunswick, volunteering with the Princess Tea Party, fundraising galas, trade shows and being involved however she can. Kristen also volunteers her time with the Regional[...]

Sisters of Charity makes financial contribution to SJVC

The Saint John Volunteer Centre is thrilled to have received a $5000 financial contribution from the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception Saint John. This is not the first year that they have offered financial support and we are forever grateful! We are a very lean organization with a small annual operating budget and[...]

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Nominations are being sought for the 29th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is June 1. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the[...]

Myths & Facts regarding Syrian Newcomers

Another way we can help, is to educate ourselves and our little one about refugees in our community, since children (and many adults!) are often confused by all the mixed messages and fear-based language they may hear or read. We’ve attached a brief document “myths & facts”, which might be useful to look over in case you[...]



FLORENCE CHRISTIE MEMORIAL BURSARY AWARDED April 16, 2015 Funds for the Dr. Florence M. Christie Memorial Bursary in the amount of a $1,500. are provided by the Greater Saint John Community Foundation. The award was established in recognition of the contribution Florence Christie made to the Saint John Community as Executive Director of Family Services,[...]



WHO IS COCO? COALITION OF CARING ORGANIZATIONS is six local organizations who have formed COCO to look at alternate funding, to share our concerns, and to communicate our combined need now that we are no longer funded by United Way. We are committed to keeping our organizations viable and to continue to achieve our missions[...]


Update on “50plus women who care”

Together – this is where the magic happens: Our Goal is to bring together 50 or more women in the greater Saint John area who care about local community causes and who are  committed to community service. $1750. donated to Sophia Recovery Centre by 35  women who care at the very first gathering!! $2000.  donated[...]