Living Salads 2017

Living Salads – the Portable Community Garden. This year, 1800 plants were assembled into 310 planters and delivered to housebound, mobility challenged community members and, ‘At Risk’ adults and children who are not receiving enough nutritious food. Living Salad planters were distributed throughout Kelowna and West Kelowna to Hands in Service clients, SD23 Food for [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Volunteer: Hands in Service for your community

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 [...]

By | March 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

AGM & Dinner 2015

    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 [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments

A Magic Night of Laughter 2015

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 [...]

By | March 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Watch Food Bank Hamper 2014 Shaw TV

By | June 19th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Finalist for 39th Annual Civic & Community Award for Volunteer Organization of the Year

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 [...]

By | May 6th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Watch Okanagan Generosity Day Shaw TV

By | March 20th, 2014|News|0 Comments

“In Focus” feature

  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, [...]

By | November 26th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Volunteer Opportunities Fair

By | September 5th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Laughter is Good Medicine

Volunteer Celebration with Phil Callaway and Jennifer Jade Kerr. What a fabulous night filled with the BEST medicine. Thanks to all who laughed with us and made it possible."That was a "brilliant" evenings entertainment.Thank you for organising it and bringing Phil in to entertain and encourage us.""Thank you so much for the great evening of [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|News|0 Comments
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