Vibrant Abbotsford was launched in 2006 by local citizens dedicated to building a more vibrant city through the reduction of poverty. Find out about Vibrant's focus areas working towards permanently lifting people out of poverty.
I'm Taking Part in the Welfare Food Challenge 2016. I will blog about what it is like to live on $18 worth of groceries for the week.
The Matched Savings project will begin this Fall and serve youth aging out of care. In its third year, this project is funded by and in partnership with Coast Capital Savings.
Alison Homer has moved on from Vibrant Abbotsford after 3 1/2 years as Director.
In the last year, Abbotsford Harvest Box and Bulk Buying Club took 1,498 orders for a total of 2195 Harvest Boxes (about 72 people per order period). Clients saved 38% of their costs on produce, with total savings to all participants being $10,821. Read more about what has been going on with this project for 2013-2014.
The Banking on Youth project has just completed it's 2nd cycle, with a total of 163 local youth now trained in Financial Literacy. Read more about what has been going on with this project for 2013-2014.