Stories

VUW Helps Derrick Go Back To School

VUW Helps Derrick Go Back To School

For the past 20 years in August, Valley United Way’s Corporate Volunteer Council selects a school based on the number of children who received free lunch or reduced milk. All families are at or below the poverty line.  Each company purchases two complete outfits,...

Grow Your Own Garden: Camden

Sometimes big help comes in the littlest of packages, and that was certainly the case with our new friend Camden and his family. On Kick off day Camden, only four years old showed up with his mom and sisters and worked hard shoveling dirt into wheel barrels and...

Grow Your Own Garden: Making New Friends

From the first day, this winter when I was scouting out the best community garden location for the Spring, I met a wonderful man who was giving back to his community by keeping Gatison Park free of trash and weeds. At first I thought he was a city employee or that he...