Chilliwack Restorative Justice (RJ) and Youth Advocacy Association "Used Bike Sale" at Bernard elementary school raised the most money to date with over $3,100 being raised to help continue their program in this community.
Peter Devette, RJ director and sale co-ordinator says, "This year we had a record attendance with many smiles leaving with the bike of their choice and we were able to donate at least 30 bikes to local charities."
Restorative Justice is looking for quality community volunteers to help with their program and executive director Kathy Funk is out in the community doing informational sessions on how residents can give back in a powerful way.
A big "thank you" goes out to the many volunteers who showed up to help out and as always appreciates the support of Bernard elementary school for use of their parking lot The organization plans to have another sale in the spring. RJ is grateful for all of the community support for this fundraiser.
Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association is a volunteer based non-profit organization aimed at fostering a safe and caring community. The mandate of the organization is to bring youth offenders and victims together in order to discuss criminal incidents and to find ways to repair the harm caused.
Since its inception, in 1998, it has provided restorative services to over 2,000 individuals and hasrecovered more than $100,000 in restitution.
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