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VCDS Board of Directors 2024

Call for Nominations The Nominating Committee is seeking interest from members to join the Board and assist in guiding VCDS’s future. We would welcome the opportunity to explore that role

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VCDS Honors Garth Pinton

Along with VCDS founding members George Garrett and John MacInnes, The  VCDS)has honored Garth Pinton with the title of Honorary Life Member. There were 12 drivers when Garth Pinton co-founded

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Easter Seals House Tour

The Lions Club members along with VCDS drivers in the Vancouver West zone were invited to tour the Easter Seals House in Vancouver on Oak Street. VCDS dispatcher and Lions

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100 Drivers 100 Days

100 Drivers – 100 Days

“With the growth of our program, we simply need more volunteers. If we could get ‘100 drivers in the next 100 days’, we’d be in much better shape” Bob Smith

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Larry Coleman

Nelly Shin Interview

Nelly Shin recently did a video interview Larry Coleman. With her permission, Nelly Shin’s posting on Facebook reads… “Larry became aware of the difficulties cancer patients face getting to their

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George Garrett

George is our Local Hero

In presenting the Platinum Medallion honouring Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the Throne, MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay recognized George’s many community activities including co-founding the Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society. She said, “George

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Abbotsford Community Foundation

Abbotsford Community Foundation

For the second year in a row we are pleased to announced that we have been awarded the “Smart and Caring Grant” from the Abbotsford Community Foundation for the amount of $2500.00. Having deep roots

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North Delta Rotary

North Delta Rotary

The North Delta Rotary club is a long time supporter of the Volunteer Cancer Drivers Society.  At a recent lunch meeting their President, David Brown, presented Gord Locke – VCDS Communications

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VCDS George Garrett-Delta
As an investigative journalist with CKNW, George Garrett was tenacious, driven, and passionate.
“He was kind, he was generous, and he was giving,” says Marlyn Graziano, remembering how Garrett took her under his wing when she started as a cub reporter at what was then South Delta Today. Martha Perkins/Contributing Writer.

Jas Johal and Ted Field discuss the need for more volunteer drivers

CKNW's Janet Brown Talk about the needs for Volunteer Drivers

Our roster of volunteers driving cancer patients every day to their appointments can’t keep up with the demand