Bill Humphries is having a ball.

Bill Humphries is having a ball. Oh, sure, there is that pesky pancreas cancer diagnosis of two years ago. “But I am the miracle guy. I am still here,” says the 71-year-old who seems to have the energy of someone half his age. So why is he having so much fun? He’s giving away his …

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Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast (HFHSC) has received $100,000 from BC Housing.

The money, to be used in the building of affordable homes on the Sunshine Coast for families, comes from a new, “$50,000 per door” grant that BC Housing offers to approved affordable-housing projects. HFHSC recently completed two affordable housing units and is about to break ground on two more units. “We will use every penny …

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IGA’s “Operation Snowman”

Melts Hearts and Builds Community On December 22nd, Habitat’s Executive Director Ron Pepper was notified that IGA Wilson Creek had gifts and food hampers waiting for pick up for the newest Habitat family.  The mountain of generosity that was witnessed at IGA’s Customer Service area that day brought tears to the eyes of the Morgan …

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$3,000 from the Royal Bank’s RBC Foundation

Ron Pepper, Habitat for Humanity’s Executive Director, recently received a donation of $3,000 from the Royal Bank’s RBC Foundation as part of the 2012 RBC “Day of Service.” Royal Bank employees of both the Sechelt and Gibsons branches donated a day of service to Habitat’s Sunshine Coast Village, a project which is building affordable houses …

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Prudential Golf Tournament Donation

The 1st annual Gordon Harmon Memorial Golf Tournament held on Friday, September 9, 2011, donated $5,000 toward the building of affordable housing on the Sunshine Coast. Thanks to all who volunteered to make this event possible and successful, especially to Prudential Sussex Realty in Gibsons and Kenan Mackenzie for the continuing support in fulfilling the …

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RBC Foundation Donates $15,000 to HFHSC

Gibsons BC – Thursday May 6, 2010 The RBC Foundation supports initiatives that empower organizations to make a difference and support others. Funding and donations are intended to create social and economic opportunities that strengthen health and well-being in communities where they do business. In the photo L-R, Gibsons Branch Manager Sarah Bonkoff, HFHSC Deborah …

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