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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Pedro - Adopt-a-Trail, Adopt-A-Catch Basin, Inspiration Garden

Man raking gravel at Inspiration Garden

I started volunteering at Inspiration Garden in summer 2021. I mainly did some simple gardening and I often helped raking the paths within the garden to keep the place nice for visitors. I did not like it at first as it was always hot and humid because of...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Karen - Little Library Program

Lady and child looking at books in a Little Library.

I love having the opportunity to brighten someone's day.  Whether it be a senior looking to relax on a park bench and read a magazine, or a child who is looking forward to reading a new book at home after the playground.  I enjoy the sen...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Youth Council

Youth Council

A highlight for many Coquitlam Youth Council members is the ability to give back to the community!

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Tim - Recreation/Special Events Volunteer

Tim - RecreationSpecial Events - Volunteer

As a City volunteer, I get to do many different roles and get to work with many different staff and volunteers! The best part is, it's like a reunion as you get see people you haven’t seen in a while.  I love volunteering because I am able to hav...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Thomas - Adopt-A-Trail

Boys cleaning trash on trails.

I love Coquitlam's Harper Park, so I volunteer in the Park Spark Program, which is a cool program that allows me to take care of the trail and keep it clean. I love to walk with my dog and my family on the trails in Harper Park and take care of them, beca...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Bob - Meal Delivery

Mad holding brown paper delivery bag with food.

When I make a meal delivery to a senior in our community, I have a feeling of bringing something good to someone's morning or someone's day. The best reward is to see a smile on their face when I arrive and when I leave.  No matter how old you ar...

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