Capital City Volunteers Fundraiser - Dog Walk for Companionship

South Vancouver Island

Sun. June 20th, 2010 9:30am - 12:00pm

Join Special Guest and MC from the Times-Colonist, Adrian Chamberlain and his companion dog Ollie

Helping Capital City Volunteers is as easy as…
1 Register online at city
2 Collect pledges to help support seniors & people with disabilities to remain independent in their own homes
3 Walk your dog around Ring Road at UVic

There will be great prizes for participants for:
1 The most look-a-like dog and companion
2 The best dog trick
3 The best dog outfit/costume
4 The most money raised by a dog

What will your pledge provide?
$50 will help 6 seniors get to and from a medical appointment assisted by a driver.
$50 will provide a dog walker to take out a pet for 2 months.
$50 will provide 3 seniors with a handyperson to fix something in their house.

About Capital City Volunteers
Our mandate is to help seniors and people with disabilities stay independent in the community by recruiting, training and supervising hundreds of volunteers to help with things like:

• Driving and escorting to medical appointments
• Shopping and errands
• Walking and getting about the community
• Gardening and yard work
• Minor home repairs
• Downsizing and decluttering
• Visiting to relieve social isolation and provide companionship
• Dog walking for those who cannot do this any longer
• Other miscellaneous help

Capital City Volunteers also run a number of social groups for isolated seniors who suffer from depression, anxiety or just have a hard time getting out and are reluctant to join formal groups. We do extensive intakes with new clients and help them find as many supports in the community as possible.

Cost: Free Category: Fundraisers, Outdoor
Location: Ring Road, University of Victoria, Parking Lot #10 (off Gordon Head Road) More Info: Katrina Wolf

(250) 380-0660
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