July 13, 2017 Outreach Summer BBQ ” Under the Sea
This will be a summers day to remember
– a day when it rained, really rained, was cloudy, and a day when the sun came out in all of its warmth.
Through all of the weather
– there were many people outside in the parking lot of Southside Community Church
for the 2017 Outreach Summer BBQ- called “Under the Sea”
The 2017 Outreach Summer BBQ was a fun filled summer party complete with
games “Goldfishin”, Fish Bowl Toss Game, Duck Pond Game
entertainment – the dynamic duo Jason Matheny and Grant Woff
giveaways – pastries and bread from REFOOD, door prizes, clothing, toiletries
housing assistance- by Progressive Housing Society
an array of delicious food – Burnaby Firefighter BBQ – hotdogs, chips, water, salads and watermelon, paleo ice cream from REFOOD all hosted by an extraordinary team of volunteers including an energetic volunteer team from Metropolis at Metrotown.
Thank you to each of the 9 volunteers who on Wednesday July 12th diligently loaded and unloaded trip after trip of supplies in multiple vehicles to set up for this event
Thank you also to the 46 volunteers who today provided the welcoming caring festive summer party for approximately 142 guests.
Thank you to our Summer Student Jacquoline Martin who spent long hours planning this event including making banana and mango paleo ice cream.
Thank you to:
Burnaby Community Services
Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Association
Burnaby Hospice Thrift Store
Creekside Community Church
Foundations/PIE Plus Program
Jason Matheny and Grant Woff
Metropolis at Metrotown
MP Peter Julian
North Road Business Improvement Association
Progressive Housing Society
Southside Community Church
Tian Jin Temple
12th Ave Elementary School
Thanks to all for a wonderful day which assisted Burnaby citizens living in extreme poverty and homelessness.