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We’re excited to be supporting the JohnHoward KidStart Program for #GivingTuesday again this year AND to beat our tally from last year: $3,790.60!!

KidStart is a one-to-one mentoring program for children and youth in the Comox Valley and Campbell River.

There are 37 Comox Valley children and youth waiting for volunteer mentors. Are you 19+ years, responsible, considerate and interested in being that "go to person"? The JohnHoward KidStart program is looking for mentors. Become a role model for a child or youth in your community. Together, we can make a difference!

Any donation over $10 gets you in the draw for a run bike to put under the tree this year.

#Jeffy will be matching donations again so it’s time to make him sweat and turn a few of those thick locks grey! November 29th is approaching fast! 

We are accepting cash or email transfer donations ( 

#GivingTuesday - Thank You!

What the John Howard KidStart Program means to us:

* Engaging Youth
* Engaging the Community
* Providing Mentorship to Youth that have limited Resources
* Creating Healthy Communities
* Encourages positive Achievements for Participants
* Bridges Gaps in the System
* Supports Mental & Physical Health

The Kidsart Mentoring Program pairs caring adult volunteers with vulnerable children and youth who could benefit from one-to-one time with a positive role model. KidStart is a free service offered in the Comox Valley that relies heavily on fundraising and grants. Each child in KidStart has different reasons for needing support. The loss of a family member, challenges at school, or stresses at home are all examples of why a child may need a mentor.

.. $10 on an organic oat milk trenta vanilla latte or $10 on a draw to win a runbike that GIVES BACK TO YOUR COMMUNITY..?!!