One Country, One Film raises over $138,000 for Sheway

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One Country, One Film Festival Supports Sheway Program

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SB设计有限公司与溫哥華綜合醫院暨卑詩大學醫院基金会共同携手为Sheway计划募集善款

加拿大公司SB设计有限公司与溫哥華綜合醫院暨卑詩大學醫院基金共同携手为位于温哥华市中心东区的孕期外展计划Sheway筹集善。

SB设计有限公司会将授权经销商所出售的每个Frenew孕期体枕的1美元捐赠给Sheway。 SB设计有限公司首席财务官David Kim表示:“我们的孕期体枕在妇女怀孕期间和之后提供了极大的舒适和耐用性,”Sheway筹款活动是向准妈妈及其家属提供更多自然的支持。 “阅览授权经销商名单,请访问 

募集所获善款将支持Sheway的多元化服务,包括为客户和家庭提供基本的,实用的和扶持性的照顾。 他们计划包括尽可能多的增加营养和新鲜食材,如牛奶和鸡蛋,并提供用具以支持婴儿如婴儿推车。 客户各有所需,Sheway团队解决了女性的独特需求,并借鉴社区的支持来扩充其项目。

 

 

International Women’s Day fundraiser and exhibition SHE-I-LA

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PROVIDING NUTRITIOUS FOOD FOR WOMEN IN NEED

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Sheway is a pregnancy outreach program located in Vancouver’s downtown eastside, providing health and social services to pregnant women and those with young children. For many, it’s a refuge for women and children struggling to cope with daily existence. However, until recently, Sheway simply didn’t have enough food for everyone.

Nutritious food is critical for ensuring the best outcomes for mother and child in high-risk pregnancies. No one understands that better than the staff at the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada. That’s why, in 2012, they reached out to help. Thanks to their generous $57,000 donation, all women at Sheway have access to fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese and milk for themselves and their families.

Thanks to a donation from the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada, women at risk have nutritious food to eat.

This gift of food has an even larger impact. Understandably, many of these women are initially reluctant to seek medical care or social services. They usually come from challenging or abusive backgrounds, with little trust in those around them. Providing free groceries helps Sheway develop supportive, trusting relationships with these young mothers, which in turn helps encourage them to access health care and other social services.

On behalf of the women and children who are being fed and cared for, we express our gratitude to the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation of Canada. In addition to their work with Sheway, they consistently demonstrate philanthropic leadership, compassion and care to thousands of people who receive excellent health care at our hospitals and through community services every day.

SIDE BAR STORY: SHEWAY HELPS WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN NEED
Sheway, a Vancouver Community Health Services program, provides health and social service supports to women with infants under 18 months and high-risk pregnant women who are dealing with challenges relating to alcohol/drugs, homelessness, hunger, malnutrition, HIV, Hepatitis C, poverty and mental health problems.

Before Sheway was launched in 1993, approximately half of the babies in the Downtown Eastside were born substance-affected and one-third had low birth weight. Today most children born to women who have participated in Sheway have normal birth weight, and most new mothers are able to take their children home.

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