#150challenge 2017

July 31, 2017 This year marks Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation and Volunteer Grandparents celebrated by creating the #150challenge. Launched in mid-May, this ambitious social media campaign’s goal was create 150 posts before the end of July. We… Read More

North Burnaby Community Fair 2017

July 22, 2017 We had a great time at the North Burnaby Community Fair! Our booth was in between Volunteer Burnaby and North Burnaby Neighbourhood House and we had so much fun with the VBHive members and the team of volunteers from… Read More

Edmonds City Fair 2017

July 16, 2017 Volunteer Grandparents was at the Edmonds City Fair and Classic Car Show with our Volunteer Ambassadors Thelma and Manny and Volunteer Burnaby. We promoted our organization and programs while at the same time held fun activities throughout… Read More

11th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic 2017

July 15, 2017 What do you love about Canada? We celebrated our 11th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic with the theme, #lovecanada, in order to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation! We received over $6,800 in community support from many amazing… Read More

Canada Day 2017

July 1, 2017 We celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation at Burnaby Village Museum with Volunteer Burnaby. Our Volunteer Ambassador Kehar promoted our organization and celebrated Canada Day with us. The day was filled with fun activities as we had the… Read More

Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers Presentation Ceremony 2017

June 7, 2017 In 2016, Volunteer Grandparents nominated Kehar for the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, a prestigious award that recognizes the valuable contributions and achievements of volunteers in their community. On June 7, Volunteer Grandparents and Kehar’s family… Read More

Hats Off Day 2017

June 3, 2017 Volunteer Grandparents and Volunteer Burnaby were at Hats Off Day to celebrate the “Great Canadian Outdoors” at the Burnaby Heights! We made many moose and beaver paper puppets for everyone to enjoy. Thank you Canadian Heritage for supplying us… Read More

Healthy Kids Preschool Fair 2017

March 7, 2017 We had so much fun at the Healthy Kids Preschool Fair at the Cameron Recreation Complex. We were able to promote our programs and organization, while making made lots of funny faced clown paper bag puppets…. Read More

10th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic 2016

July 23, 2016 Each year, we invite our grandparents, grandchildren, and ambassadors to step right up for an enjoyable picnic extravaganza! Our 10th Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic held in 2016 had a carnival theme, and it and gave… Read More

Edmonds City Fair 2016

July 17, 2016 We had so much fun with Volunteer Burnaby at the Edmonds City Fair and Car Show! Together with the VB Hive team, we promoted our programs and organizations, while making paper plate race car crafts… Read More