Funds from BC Gaming were distributed in support of the Arts council of Surrey Youth, BC cancer Foundation, Alzheimer’s society of BC, Friends of Surrey Museum, Canadian Diabetes Pacific Region and the Kidney Foundation of BC.
We also spent money in support of the BC Ukrainian Camp Kolomayka, BC Ukrainian Cultural Festival in Mission, BC, and the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre in surrey. These donations were made in support of Ukrainian heritage and culture.
From fundraising funds we sponsored a Family Luncheon at the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre in Surrey on September 10, 2010.
The Branch sponsored a child at the Ukrainian Camp Kolomayka.
The Branch purchased needed tables and chairs for the meeting rooms in the Ukrainian Orthodox Centre in Surrey, new signs for the Perohy Supper, Easter Bake Sale and Saturday sale Days as well as new glasses for the Ukrainian Cultural Centre in Surrey.
The Branch sponsored a Dinner/Dance Fundraising in November, 2010.
Our TYC members volunteer their time during other events that St. Mary’s Orthodox Church has, such as the Easter Bake Sale, Perohy making fundraising, Perohy Suppers held the last Friday of every month, Saturday Sales every Saturday throughout the year and volunteer their time and expertise in general maintenance of the church and hall.