Environmental and Social Action Projects

Current Projects:

•    Participated in Climate Action Rally
•    Prepared bimonthly hampers for a family in need
•    Refugee fund-raising drive
•    Alerted fellowship to civic election forums and on-line candidate profiles & surveys
•    Christmas Amalgamated - families gather to help pack Christmas hampers (annual)

Past Projects:

•    Lizzy's Closet - donations of clothing and personal care items to Elizabeth Fry Society
•    Warm up Winter Project - collect scarves, hats, and gloves for the homeless
•    Nepal Recovery Fund - collected donations for USC Canada’s relief program in Nepal.
•    Established and administers the Thompson Environmental Network website
•    Three Farm Tour - a day-long tour of 3 local organic farms
•    Donations to Oxfam Unwrapped - a gift program that helps people living in poverty gain greater levels of self-sufficiency and control over their lives and the future of their communities.
•    Mineral Tenure Act Resolution
•    ClimateFast Resolution
•    Suds ‘n Socks Project - collect personal care items for the homeless
•    Organized groups to attend public tours of proposed Ajax mine site and Highland Valley Copper mine to help educate residents about Ajax mine issues.
•    Northern Gateway & Kinder Morgan Pipeline Resolution and Supporting Document
•    Quilt-Making for Haitian Orphanage
•    Heifer International - collect money to buy animals to support villages (10 years)
•    Great Green Transportation Tuneup
•    Packing hampers at Kamloops Food Bank   
•    Power Up to Power Down - 2011 energy conservation challenge
•    Challenge Check-list   
•    Energy Conservation Challenge
•    Meatless Monday Challenge
•    Pit Stop - providing meals for homeless people in association with other community       churches (8 years)
•    RAFT - refugee resettlement community group (8 years)
•    Home Water Conservation Challenge
•    Climate Change Rally
•    Climate Change Candlelight Vigil
•    Adopt-a-Road litter cleanup (6 years)
•    Bluebird nest box project (6 years)
•    Ponderosa Pine seedling distribution project


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