2016 Kelowna Civic Community Awards Mayor Reception Mayor Colin Basran took to the podium to present the nominees with their commemorative plaques. With 12 categories ranging from Arts Awards to Man and Woman of the Year, there were many incredible members of the community that were recognized. The afternoon was a [...]
Living in the afterglow of a Magical Night of Laughter. So grateful to our sponsors, Mavazi Apparel, Q103 Kelowna, Calowna Costume, Kelowna Sound Rentals and the Bulk Barn (who provided chocolate kisses for us all on the way out!) And then there were our 50 plus donors to our auction. What an impact we [...]
Hands in Service Open House 2016 Hands in Service was very excited to host the Grand Opening of our new and expanded offices on January 28th 2016. We are very grateful to Central Okanagan Foundation and JABS Construction for their part in making this possible.
Patricia Goertzen contributor Imagine with me the frustration, isolation and desperation you might feel if you had a disabled limb, or had undergone major surgery, or were living with a debilitating illness and had not one person to turn to for support. Now,think about what that would be like while living on $1,000 per month [...]
Thank you for attending Hands in Service AGM & Dinner: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 5:00-5:45 pm AGM, immediately followed by Dinner until 6:30 Bethel Church, 2663 Curtis Street, Kelowna, BC Please RSVP by Thursday, March 26th, 2015 4pm View the [...]
A very special “Thank You” for everyone who came out and supported our recent event: “A Magical Night of Laughter - Love Gives Back Campaign”. It was a huge success with proceeds of nearly $6,000 that will support our Living Salads - the Portable Community Garden project. This will supply 250 "At Risk" adults and [...]
VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR NOMINEE – Hands in Service Sometimes in life what we really need is a helping hand or better still, a pair of hands, like those from the volunteers at Hands in Service. Since 2002, Hands in Service has been helping a wide variety of people in Kelowna – from young [...]
Honored to have been recommended to "In Focus" as a feature. In Focus posted November 22 2013 by Contributed In Focus | Patricia Goertzen of Hands in Service Patricia Goertzen has a strong belief that we were all made for relationship and fostering that has become her life's work. She does this through Hands In Service, [...]