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UFV student nurses offering respite to frontline nurses, care aides

Website helping to match volunteers with those who need help with daily errands

COVID-19: Fraser Valley crafters are busy sewing cotton masks for health-care workers and others

One Chilliwack woman has made 125 masks so far, and is still going strong

Donated donuts dropped off at Mission hospital

Mission Health Care Auxiliary Society and Tim Hortons team up

  • Apr 1, 2020

VIDEO: Surprise drive-by birthday held for Abbotsford teenager’s 13th

Friends wave from vehicles to adhere to social distancing

B.C. teen donating stem cells for brother’s second fight with cancer

Chilliwack’s Fleming family appealing to the public to look into stem cell donation

Quarantined B.C. mom say pandemic has put special-needs families in ‘crisis mode’

Surrey’s Christine Williamson shares family’s challenges, strengths

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Mission companies offer free meals, discount on gas for health-care workers and first responders

Sangam restaurant handing out 50 lunches a day, Chevron offers $10 off gas

Signs of support to be posted on grounds of local hospitals

Individuals can purchase signs through program of Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation

  • Mar 31, 2020

PHOTOS: What are Mission families doing while in self isolation?

We asked our readers to submit a photo about what they do to relax and pass the time

  • Mar 30, 2020

Mission’s Hope Central in need of volunteers

People are needed to help supply and serve food to those in need

  • Mar 29, 2020

QUIZ: How much do you know about the Olympics?

Put your knowledge to the test with these 12 questions

‘There is community’: B.C. councillor welcomes new baby into world amid COVID-19 pandemic

‘I realize there’s much more than fear and worry… there is hope, there is new life’: Jason Lum

Public urged to continue donating blood during pandemic

Upcoming donor clinics in Abbotsford and Mission

  • Mar 27, 2020

FVRL to host distanced digital dance to fight COVID-19 blues

The party starts with DJ Jovie J at 2 p.m. on Friday

Abbotsford man holds virtual birthday party with 70 guests

Peter Van Mil turns 35 and celebrates with Facebook Live video

VIDEO: Langley band entertains senior centre residents with a courtyard serenade

Garth and the Guys spread out to perform rockabilly songs to seniors watching from their balconies

Chalk it up to positivity

Sidewalk graffiti lets Ridge Meadows hospital workers know they are appreciated

Karaoke hits high note on Facebook thanks to Chilliwack man

People sharing fun videos on social media to combat social isolation during coronavirus pandemic

B.C. couple hopes house front display lights up some hearts

Julie MacMillan and Warren Kitchens try to lighten mood during tough times

QUIZ: Are you ready for spring?

To mark the first day of spring, take this short 10-question quiz